This is a smoky, creamy, unexpected twist on the traditional red enchilada sauce.


YIELD
4 to 5 cups

TIME
Active Prep: 20 min
Cook: 20 min


INGREDIENTS
  • 3 large poblano peppers
  • 2 jalapeño peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1-15 oz. can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 5 Tbsp. Canyon Road Red Enchilada Dry Sauce
  • 1/2 cup to 1 cup Cacique Mexicana sour cream (or regular sour cream)
  • Kosher salt, to taste

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DIRECTIONS

Roast whole poblano and jalapeño peppers, without oil, under broiler or on grill until skin is burnt and peeling off. Place peppers in a brown paper bag or in a bowl covered with plastic wrap. Once cool, remove skins and set aside. Cook onions and garlic in olive oil over low heat until onions are translucent. Add tomatoes and enchilada seasoning, bring to a simmer and cook for 5 min. Place poblano, jalapeño and tomato sauce in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Fold in sour cream and salt to taste. (More sour cream brings down the heat a bit.)



SERVING SUGGESTIONS

This sauce is excellent for enchiladas or on top of burritos, tacos or shredded chicken. Recipe yields perfect amount for 8 enchiladas.

THANKS TO
Lindsey Burcham, Savory Spice

NUTRITION
Gluten-Free
Nut-Free
Sweetener-Free
Vegetarian



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