Chili Gravy For Enchiladas Recipe

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chili gravy for enchiladas

Delia Hartman


Whenever we go to San Antonio, TX we always get the best enchiladas, so I decided to find out how they make their yummy enchilada sauce! I use this always and NEVER will use a can sauce again! My family loves these the best and I can't wait to show my dad that I can make them!

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Makes 2 cups of gravy


10 Min


15 Min


1/4 c
vegetable oil
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
garlic powder
2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
dried mexican oregano
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 c
chicken broth or water
1/2 can(s)
chili with no beans

Directions Step-By-Step

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the flour and continue stirring for 3-4 minutes until it make a light brown roux. Add all of the dry ingredients. Add the chicken broth and the 1/2 can of chili, mixing and stirring until the sauce thickens.
Turn the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for 15 minutes. Add water to adjust the thickness.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Gravies, Other Sauces, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy