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Homemade Enchilada Sauce - This is the easiest and most delicious red enchilada sauce recipe. This EASY recipe tastes much better than sauce from a can! In just 5 minutes you can have UNBELIEVABLY good enchilada sauce. You'll never go back to the store-bought, overly processed sauce again! Plus Easy Chicken Enchiladas recipe.

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

  • Author: Bren
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 5 cups 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Easy and delicious red enchilada sauce. This simple recipe tastes much better than sauce from a can and takes just 5 minutes to prepare. You’ll never go back to the store-bought, overly processed sauce again!


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Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp dried oregano (crushed)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 5 cups cold water
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce

Instructions

  1. Mix dry ingredients in a large saucepan until well combined.
  2. Slowly stir in 1 cup of water while whisking continuously to eliminate lumps. Whisk until smooth .
  3. Slowly whisk in the remaining 4 cups of water making sure there are no lumps.
  4. Heat the mixture over medium heat until thickened and barely boiling.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce and heat thoroughly. Do not boil.
  6. Use in your favorite enchilada recipe.
  7. Optional – If you prefer a mole type sauce replace the cumin with 1 tsp of unsweetened cocoa powder.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 0.5 cup
  • Calories: 45

Keywords: enchilada sauce, easy enchilada sauce, homemade enchilada sauce

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