Wild Mushroom-Ancho Sauce

         Yield: 1 Quart
Categories: Vegetables, Sauces

1/2 c Garlic cloves, peeled 1 Onion, thoroughly chopped 1 lb Shiitakes, de-stemmed 1 tb Cooking oil 1 Ancho pepper 2 c Crushed tomatoes 3 c Chicken stock Salt to taste 1 tb Lemon juice 2 ts Sugar In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine garlic, onion, mushrooms and oil. Saute until onions are golden brown, about 6 minutes. Add ancho pepper, tomatoes and chicken stock. Continue cooking until liquid has reduced by half. Remove from heat. Puree half in food processor. Be sure to include ancho pepper in puree. Return to saucepan. Mix well. Add salt, lemon and sugar. Serve hot to accompany game, meat or poultry. Recipe courtesy of "Chile Pepper Magazine" entered by Roy Olsen roy@indy.net http://www.indy.net/~roy/