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Categories: Sauces and condiments, Vegetarian

Red chile sauce (mojo colorado)

Red chile sauce (mojo colorado)
Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Put a new wrinkle in the way you cook potatoes. In the Spanish Canary Islands they are called papas arrugadas, or wrinkly potatoes. Cooking in heavily salted water wrinkles the skins and leaves them with a light crusting of salt. ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Makes a scant half cup of sauce
  • 3 tablespoons pimenton or paprika
  • 1 fresh red chile, seeded and chopped, or cayenne to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup water

Step 1Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If desired, thin with a little water. Sauce keeps one week, refrigerated. Serve it at room temperature.

Each tablespoon:
57 calories; 1 gram protein; 2 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 5 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 1 gram sugar; 148 mg. sodium.
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