Submitted by Chris Fowler
Use this sauce for bean burritos or other dishes you want to spice up Mexican style.
1 tbsp corn oil
1 onion, chopped (8 oz or 1 cup)
2 cloves garlic, minced (1/4 oz or 1 tbsp )
1 tsp chipotle or cayenne pepper, or season to taste
1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
2 tsp lemon juice (or lime if you have it), optional
- In a medium sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chopped onions and cook until soft, stirring occasionally, abt 5 min.
- Add garlic and pepper, stirring once.
- Add tomatoes and lemon/lime juice. Turn up to high, bring to a boil, then turn to low and simmer 5 min.
Use immediately, refrigerate, or freeze
Makes 18 servings, 1/4 cups each.
Recipe from Cook for Good Basics, 2009.