chili gravy for enchiladas

Chili Gravy For Enchiladas Recipe

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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

How to Make chili gravy for enchiladas


  1. 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.
  2. Turn the heat to low and let the sauce simmer for 15 minutes. Add water to adjust the thickness.

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About chili gravy for enchiladas

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

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