Homemade Enchilada Sauce

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Dee Tourville

By
@Dee_Tourville

A friend gave me this recipe. She got it from a friend while living in Mexico.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 5 cups
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    chicken broth, vegetable broth, or even just water
  • 1 can(s)
    (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1to 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/3 c
    mild chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • IF YOU HAVE A HIGH-POWERED BLENDER, LIKE A VITAMIX, THIS RECIPE CAN BE MADE START-TO-FINISH IN THE BLENDER. JUST PUT INGREDIENTS IN THE BLENDER AND BLEND ON HIGH UNTIL VERY HOT AND THICK (7-8 MINUTES).

  • ·
    optional: cayenne pepper added (to taste) at the end, if you like hot enchilada sauce

How to Make Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Place all ingredients into blender** and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a 3- or 4-quart sauce pan. Or, place ingredients into a 4-quart sauce pan (no heat) and blend with an immersion blender (stick blender) until smooth.
  2. Heat mixture in sauce pan over medium heat, whisking frequently, until mixture thickens and boils. Let boil for 30 seconds, then remove from heat. Cool. Taste, and whisk in some cayenne pepper if you want a hotter sauce.

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About Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #easy #Yummy #saucey



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