Authentic Mole Sauce

mole sauce

Makes 2-3 Cups

Prep   10 minutes
Cook   45 minutes

Total Time:    55 mins

GutenFree Gluten Free     EggFree  Egg Free

LactoseFree Lactose Free

The perfect compliment to your Mama Roberta’s Gluten Free Tamales!  This authentic mole sauce has just the right balance of spice.  It is not overpowering in the least bit.”


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 Tablespoons brown rice flour
  • 4 cups broth (chicken, beef, turkey, etc.)
  • 2 ounces unsweetened dark chocolate powder or squares
  • salt and pepper to taste


1.  Heat oil in a sauce pan on low heat.

2.  Add onion, garlic, oregano, cumin, and cinnamon, cover and cook until onion is tender, about 10 minutes.  Stir occasionally.

3.  Mix chili powder in flour and add the sauce pan.

4.  Stir  in chicken broth, increase heat and bring to a boil.  Boil until thick, about 35 minutes.  Stir occasionally.

5.  Take off heat.  Stir in chocolate and salt and pepper to taste.



Chef Notes:

*Use this fabulous mole sauce to top your enchiladas or tamales


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