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easy mole sauce

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

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