Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the bacon and jalapeno pepper. Stir and cook 2 minutes.
Add the cinnamon, cumin, oregano, and chili powder. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
Stir in the tequila and cook for 2 minutes.
Add the tomato sauce and chicken stock. Increase heat to medium-high to reach a boil. Then reduce to a simmer.
Simmer for 35 minutes and stir in the chocolate powder. Salt and pepper to taste.
Use this sauce to accompany your favorite grilled meats or chicken or even fish!
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup finely chopped celery
1 cup finely chopped carrots
3 tablespoons chopped garlic
1/4 cup chopped bacon
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dry oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 cup tequila
1 cup tomato sauce
2 cups chicken stock
1 tablespoon bitter chocolate powder (not sweet)
Salt and pepper to taste