This is a very basic and simple recipe for a quick sauce to use over your Mexican inspired dishes.

  • 3 Tbsp. your choice of oil
  • 1 to 2 garlic minced garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • ½ cup red chili powder
  • 2 cups water

Saute the garlic in oil. Whisk in the flour, add chili powder and water. Cook for approximately 10-15 minutes. Be careful not to let it burn because this produces a bitter taste. Make up a large batch and freeze to have on hand. This basic sauce can be used for many different recipes. Change it up a little by adding one or more of the following: minced onions, oregano, basil, cumin and parsley.