• prep: 3 min
  • cook: 9 min
  • total: 12 min
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  • Summary

    Homemade Enchilada Sauce that’s 1000X better than canned and ready in just 10 minutes! This homemade enchilada sauce recipe is made with simple pantry ingredients and takes less time to make than running to the grocery store! It’s rich, bold, smoky, quick, easy, freezes beautifully and you can customize the heat and consistency. Once you taste this red enchilada sauce recipe, you won’t want to live without it or go back to the store-bought kind again! It makes everything better from enchiladas, to soups, to skillets and even pastas! You will LOVE having this red enchilada sauce on hand!

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 3 tablespoons chili powder (NOT cayenne pepper-see notes)
    • 1 tsp EACH ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, ground coriander
    • 1/2 tsp EACH smoked paprika, salt, dried oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional for spicier)
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or other neutral oil)
    • 1/4 cup tomato paste
    • 3 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
    • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • a pinch of cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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