When we made sauces at home, the taste comes fabulous rather than store brought. This authentic red color enchilada sauce makes tasty and delicious homemade baked enchiladas.
For this authentic sauce, first we have to prepare roux for the base by using flour and oil and then add spices and tomato paste till to thicker consistency. You can adjust the spice level according to taste. Even you can store this sauce for further use in freeze.
It’s delicious and makes amazing cheesy enchiladas and also great topping on French fries.
Homemade Enchilada Sauce | Sauce Recipes
Preparation Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 3 Cups
Category: Sauces / Spread
Cooking Method: Boiling
2 1/2 Cups Vegetable Broth
3/4 Cup Tomato Puree
1 1/2 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
1 Tsp. Dried Oregano
1/2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
1/2 Tsp. Cumin Powder
3 Tbsps. Red Chili Powder
Salt to Taste
1/4 Tsp. Black Pepper Powder
3 Tbsps. Olive Oil
1 Tsp. Sugar
Heat the oil in a saucepan, add flour and whisk until mixture is smooth. Stir continuously to avoid lumps.
Add chili powder and cook for another one minute continuously. Add the mixture in stock and whisk it.
Add all ingredients in broth mixture and mix it gently.
Bring this mixture to a boil, after one two boil then reduce the flame to low and cook 15-20 minutes until sauce reach to thick consistency.
Adjust the seasoning and serve.
How to Store
You can store this sauce in airtight jar for 2 weeks, keep this sauce in freeze.
You can reduce the quantity of chili powder according to tastebuds.
For vegetable broth, you have to cook 1 cube in 600ml water. You can use chicken stock also.
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