Chocolate Mole Sauce

Chocolate Mole Sauce
Make your Taco Tuesday a little more interesting with this chocolate mole sauce using our Vitality Bar.
Recipe from Portlandia Pie Lady
Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, diced
  • 2 tablespoons tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon  dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon  sea salt
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 12-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons  almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons  tomato paste
  • 2 ounces 80% cacao chocolate chips or solid bar, chopped

 

Directions:

1. In a large deep skillet or sauce pan, sauté the chopped onions and garlic in the vegetable oil over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes.

2. Add the chipotle peppers, spices, salt, vegetable stock, diced tomatoes, almond butter and tomato paste.  Heat over medium-high heat until it begins to simmer, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes

3. Remove from heat and add the chocolate of choice, stir until completely melted and well blended

4. Use an immersion blender to make sauce smooth. If you don't have an immersion blender use table top blender, puree/pulse the mole sauce in small batches as it will be hot.

5. Serve with roasted vegetables, rice or beans

Full recipe on: 

https://portlandiapielady.com/oaxacan-mole-sauce/#Jump-to-Recipe