Basic Red Hot Sauce Recipe

Basic Red Hot Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:
8 ea Ancho Chilies
3 1/2 c Warm Water
1/2 c Onion; Chopped
2 ea Garlic; Cloves, chopped
1/4 c Vegetable Oil
8 oz Tomato Sauce; 1 cn
1 T Oregano Leaves; Dried
1 T Cumin Seed
1 t Salt

Directions:
Cover chiles with warm water. Let stand until softened, about 30 minutes; drain. Strain liquid; reserve. Remove stems, seeds and membranes from chilies. Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil in a 2-quart saucepan until onion is tender. Stir in chilies, 2 cups of the reserved liquid and the remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes; cool. Pour into a food processor work bowl fitted with steel blade or into a blender container; cover and process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate up to 10 days.
 


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