Enchilada Sauce

By Cathe Olson

enchiladas with red sauceThis may not be totally authentic but it is easy and it tastes great.

1 small onion, minced

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons dried oregano

2 cloves garlic, minced

3 cups tomato puree

1/2 cup water

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Heat oil in medium pan over medium-low heat. Add onion and sauté 5 to 7 minutes, or until onion is golden brown. Stir in chili powder, cumin, oregano, and garlic. Sauté 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil and simmer 15 minutes.

Makes 3 1/2 cups

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