It’s incredibly easy and budget friendly to make your own enchilada sauce! This simple recipe is ready in under 20 minutes and you are in control of every single ingredient that goes into your recipe!
I wish I was a person who made homemade condiments for every meal. I know of people who make their own mayonnaise, ketchup, ranch dressing, etc. I’m just not one of those people! BUT this enchilada sauce? SO simple and budget friendly – I haven’t bought canned enchilada sauce in years! Chances are, you already have the ingredients on hand in your kitchen too.
Easy homemade enchilada sauce:
Easiest homemade enchilada sauce
It's incredibly easy and budget friendly to make your own homemade enchilada sauce! This simple recipe is ready in under 20 minutes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 TBSP flour
- 3 TBSP chili powder
- 8 oz crushed tomatoes
- 1 cup chicken broth (or water)
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 TBSP minced garlic
- 1 tsp onion powder
- salt & pepper to taste
Heat the olive oil in a saucepan on medium heat.
Add the flour and chili powder - stir for about one minute
Add the crushed tomatoes, broth (or water) and the rest of the spices. Stir well and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes until thickened.
Taste for seasoning and adjust with salt and pepper as needed.
This sauce is so flavorful and easy to make – you’ll love adding it to your favorite dishes! And once you see how simple it is to make, you’ll never go back to buying the canned stuff again!
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