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Ditch the can, feel like you're at your favorite Mexican restaurant in ten minutes! Homemade Enchilada sauce that is so good you'll top it on everything, even your eggs!

Best Homemade Enchilada Sauce (And Quick!)

Ditch the can, feel like you're at your favorite Mexican restaurant in ten minutes! Homemade Enchilada sauce that is so good you'll top it on everything, even your eggs!
Course Sauce
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Best Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 54 kcal
Author Dinner, then Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth (water can work too)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon garlic , minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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Instructions

  1. Heat the canola oil in a saucepan on medium heat.
  2. Add the flour and chili powder and stir.
  3. Cook until the bright red color turns a bit brown while stirring.
  4. In a small bowl mix the tomato sauce with the rest of the ingredients until it is fully blended.
  5. Add to your saucepan and whisk until fully mixed.
  6. Cook for 8-10 minutes on medium heat until thickened.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Best Homemade Enchilada Sauce (And Quick!)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 54 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sodium 153mg 6%
Potassium 60mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Vitamin A 11.9%
Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 3.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.