Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Monika Rosales


Let's just say you will never buy the canned stuff again, also you can adjust the heat level by adding more chili powder if you like.


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5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • ·
  • 1 can(s)
    small tomato paste
  • 4 c
    stock, chicken or vegetable
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil

How to Make Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce


  1. In a sauce pan, heat the vegetable oil to medium.
  2. add in all the dry spices, stir well.
  3. whisk in the tomato paste,continue until all is well combined, add in the stock and continue whisking, it will thicken up to a thin, but rich consistency..lower the heat and simmer about 15 mins.

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About Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Mexican

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