*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             CHIPOTLE SAUCE #1
 
 Recipe By     : Chile-Heads Archive
 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :1:30
 Categories    : Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      cups          chopped tomatoes
    2                    chipotle chiles (see note)
    2      slices        bacon, finely cut up
      1/4  cup           onion, finely chopped
    3      cups          tomatoes, finely chopped
    1      cup           beef broth
      1/4  cup           carrot, finely chopped
      1/4  cup           celery, finely chopped
      1/4  cup           fresh cilantro, snipped
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
 
 NOTE: You can make this sauce as hot as you want by adding up to a total of
 4 dried Chipotle chiles.
 
 Cover chilies with warm water.  Let stand until softened, about 1 hour.
 Drain and finely chop.  Cook and stir bacon and onion in a 2-quart saucepan
 until bacon is crisp; stir in chilies and remaining ingredients.
 
 Makes about 4 cups sauce.
 Syd.Bigger@salata.com (Syd Bigger)
 
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