Mom's Traditional Enchilada Sauce

Clemen Cifuentes

By
@SimplyDelicioso1

If you've ever had authentic enchiladas, you'll love this sauce. Here in South Texas we love to eat enchiladas and let me tell you, it's all about the sauce. You and your family will love this basic version. It's full of flavor and it'll leave you asking for seconds. *Keep in mind that you may need to adjust the amount of the ingredients to your specific taste. This is just a base amount*


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Serves:

25-30

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/4 c
red chili powder
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
1/2 Tbsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
salt
2 pinch
ground black pepper
4 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/4 c
all purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a low heat setting place sauce pan on burner. Add oil, chili powder, cumin, and garlic to pan and cook for 3 minutes. This will release the spice flavors.
2
Add 1 1/2 cups of water to the pan and stir.
3
Boil for 5 minutes.
4
Lower heat and simmer. While simmering, make a rue with flour and water. Add Rue to desired sauce thickness. Simmer for an additional 7 minutes.
5
Remove from heat and pour over your prepared enchiladas.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gravies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #chili, #mexican