Mole Sauce

Makes 10 servings (1/2 cup per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 1 tsp ancho chili powder
  • ¾ tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of cloves
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp dark chocolate
  • 1 can (398 mL) whole plum tomatoes
  • 2 cups water

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in large pot on high heat.
  2. Add onions and cook until starting to brown.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add the garlic, chili powder, ancho chili powder, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Cook for two minutes.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Place in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  7. Serve over turkey enchiladas, or over your favourite protein and enjoy!

 Nutritional analysis per serving: 103 calories, 6 g fat, 3 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate (7 g available carbohydrate), 3 g fibre, 138 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 1 vegetable, 1 fat