Homemade enchilada sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 33.0
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.3 mg
  • Sodium: 497.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1.3 g

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Easy homemade enchilada sauce Easy homemade enchilada sauce
Number of Servings: 8


    2 c chicken broth
    4 Tbsp chili powder
    1 tsp cumin powder
    2 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    3/4 tsp salt
    dash of cinnamon
    3/4 tsp sugar

    1/4 c. white flour
    1/3 c COLD water


*Makes just under 2 cups of finished sauce (8 1/4 c servings)

In a 2 quart pot add bring chicken broth to low boil, then add chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Use a whisk to mix everything and let it simmer for about 3 minutes. (at this stage you can simmer longer if you want)

in a small bowl or coffee mug, combine flour and COLD water and whisk till smooth.

Turn heat up a bit on sauce, bring it to a rolling boil, add flour mixture slowly while whisking non stop to keep from lumping. Reduce heat back down to medium low as you whisk for one minute. Remove from heat and your sauce is thickened and done.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CYBELEMOON.

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    I appreciate an enchilada sauce without tomato sauce or paste so it was good to find this recipe - and the sauce is great! - 6/5/10