Red Enchilada Sauce

An amazing enchilada sauce that tastes so much better than canned. Bonus: you probably have almost every ingredient in the pantry right now!

Red Enchilada Sauce
Red Enchilada Sauce

PREP TIME

5

minutes

TOTAL TIME

23

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

PREP TIME

5

minutes

TOTAL TIME

23

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    Tablespoons Vegetable Oil

  • 2

    Tablespoons Flour

  • 1

    Tablespoon Chili Powder

  • 1/2

    whole Canned Chipotle Chile In Adobo, Rinsed & Minced (use Whole Chile For Spicier Sauce)

  • 1/2

    teaspoons Cumin

  • 1/4

    teaspoons Garlic Powder

  • 1/4

    teaspoons Onion Powder

  • 1

    teaspoon Salt

  • 1

    can (8oz) Tomato Sauce (I Like No Salt Added)

  • 2

    cups Water

Directions

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and chili powder. Cook 2-3 minutes, stirring often. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Bring sauce to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer about 10 minutes. Makes about 3 1/4 cups of sauce. **This is equivalent to about one large can of red enchilada sauce. It’s perfect for a 9×13″ pan of enchiladas.

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