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The Best Enchilada Sauce

There are basically 2 kinds of enchilada sauce; red and green. Within these two types there of course are different variations. The green sauce is typically made from tomatillos, garlic, onions and cilantro blended together although I have seen a variation with peas as the main ingredient. The red version is usually composed of guajillos and onions and garlic. I believe the more variations of chiles the better as it adds levels of flavor for all of the different peppers similar to the concept of mole. Here is a recipe that works well the next time you are craving enchiladas.

2 guajillos

2 anchos

2 tomatoes

2 arbol chiles or japones chiles

1/4 spanish onion chopped

2 cloves garlic

2 cups of water

Salt to taste

Simmer all ingredients for 10 minutes. Let cool and blend. Adjust thickness or thinness with water.


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