HOMEMADE ENCHILADA SAUCE

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce-The Southern Lady CooksHomemade enchilada sauce is an easy recipe and delicious in your enchilada casseroles.  Make it yourself and you know what is in the sauce and no artificial preservatives.  This homemade enchilada sauce will keep several days refrigerated in an airtight container.  You could double or triple the recipe if cooking for a crowd.  You can add more or less of the spices to suit your taste.   This sauce is also good over chicken, pork and beef that is just baked in the oven or even made in the crock pot. It’s perfect with my Cheesy Beef Enchiladas.   It adds a great flavor to just about any recipe.  Be sure to check out hundreds of other easy homemade recipes for DIY, make your own and tips.

We get great reviews on this homemade enchilada sauce.

3 tablespoons vegetable oil (can use canola or olive oil)

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth or 2 cups

1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

1/3 cup water

1 teaspoon dried oregano

2 tablespoons chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon white granulated sugar

Heat oil on top of the stove and stir in the flour until smooth and bubbles form.  Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil.  Turn to low and simmer 8 to 10 minutes.  Makes 3 cups.  Enjoy! Be sure and check out my Cheesy Beef Enchiladas! 

Homemade Enchilada sauce-The Southern Lady Cooks

Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

We love making homemade sauces and this enchilada sauce has great reviews!

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Keyword: enchilada sauce, homemade sauce
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil can use canola or olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 14 ounce can chicken broth or 2 cups
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white granulated sugar
Instructions
  1. Heat oil on top of the stove and stir in the flour until smooth and bubbles form.  Add remaining ingredients and bring to boil.  Turn to low and simmer 8 to 10 minutes.  Makes 3 cups

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