Looking for an authentic mole sauce recipe this Cinco de Mayo, but need a sugar-free option? We got you! You may have noticed mole sauce has a long list of ingredients- that's because it's known for its mix of many rich flavors combining into this tasty 'concoction'. America's Test Kitchen describes the sauce's origin best:
"The term mole stems from the Nahuatl word molli, which means 'sauce' or 'concoction.' Mole comes from a family of sauces prepared throughout the Oaxaca and Puebla regions of Mexico and is characterized by a complex, layered flavor derived from intricate blends of dried chiles, spices, fruits, and seasonings."