Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce

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Jeannie Potter Hurocy


Well, I didn't have a can of enchilada sauce so I had to make my own!! It turned out VERY tasty!!!! It was perfect with the tamale pie I made with it!!!


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5 Min
20 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cayenne
  • 1 15 ounce can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 3/4 c
    chicken stock (canned or box)

How to Make Enchilada Sauce


  1. Heat oil in skillet, add flour and stir over medium heat until flour just starts to brown and smells nutty.
  2. Add tomato sauce and stir.
  3. Mix in all of the spices.
  4. Add chicken stock to sauce to thin to desired thickness and heat on low for 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Add more chicken stock as needed for consistency. Use for whatever recipe you would like!

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About Enchilada Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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