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Celia's Traditional Mexican Home Cooking - Tomato Sauce For Chiles Rellenos

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Ingredients
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped finely
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Garlic clove 2 Large, chopped
  Tomato sauce 1 Can (10 oz)
  Water 1 Can (10 oz)
  Oregano 1 Pinch, dried and crushed
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Chop the onions, garlic and cilantro.

MAKING
2.Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat, add olive oil.
3.Add onions and garlic sauté over medium heat, until soft and transparent.
4. When the onions are tender add cilantro and oregano and sauté for less than a minute.
5.Add tomato sauce, dilute the tomato sauce with water and add sugar to neutralize the acidity of the tomato.
6.Simmer the mixture over low heat uncovered for 15-20 minutes so that all the flavors marry together.

SERVING
7.Serve the sauce with Chiles Rellenos or with fried or baked meat or fish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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