Mexican Mole Sauce


This mole ranchero sauce is a good version to make with ingredients you can keep on hand. Serve with a rotisserie chicken or your own cooked chicken to give it an entirely different flavor. Round out a simple but special meal with rice or tortillas plus salad greens, sliced avocado, and chopped tomatoes

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro

  • tablespoon dried minced garlic

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chile peppers


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion in oil until tender. Mix in cocoa powder, cumin, cilantro, and garlic. Stir in tomato soup and green chile peppers.

  2. Bring sauce to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Transfer to a gravy boat or pour directly over food to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

88 Calories
4g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 753mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 61mg 306%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 268mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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