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Easy Mole Sauce Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 can diced tomatoes 15 ounce
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ancho powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cloves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onions and cook, stirring often, until the onions are brown. Approximately 10 minutes.
  • Add the chili powder, ancho chili powder, brown sugar, garlic, cinnamon, and cloves and stir for 1 minutes, until the mix is fragrant.
  • Add the tomatoes, peanut butter, cocoa powder, and water. Stir to combine.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook the sauce, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
  • Serve.