Quick Homemade Enchilada Sauce – Gluten Free

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Why try and make an authentic Mexican dish and then just add store bought Enchilada Sauce to the recipe? Make this ✅Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe instead!

Making Homemade Enchilada Sauce is super easy and takes very little time. This ✅Enchilada Sauce Recipe is very easy to make. The key to making it as authentic is using the right flour and ground chili (if you cant find them in your area we have linked them for you to buy online).

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Once this Enchilada Sauce Recipe is made, it can be used on enchiladas, soups and even casseroles. Any recipe that needs a little authentic Mexican flavor calls for this sauce.

Use this Homemade Enchilada Sauce as the base ingredient in our Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe.

Chicken Enchilada Soup Recipe

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

DIY Homemade Enchilada Sauce that gives any Enchilada dish an authentic flavor.
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Course: DIY
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Enchilada Sauce, Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3 cups
Calories: 126



  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Stir in masa harina and chili, and cook until lightly browned or slightly fragrant (stir constantly to prevent burning).
  • Gradually stir in tomato sauce, water, cumin, garlic powder, and onion powder into mixture until smooth.
  • Bring to a simmer.
  • Cook 5 - 10 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Season to taste with salt.
  • Use immediately, or store in glass jar in fridge for up to 5 days.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 403mg18%
Potassium 267mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 5.3mg6%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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