Easy Enchilada Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 737.2
  • Total Fat: 48.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 3,412.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 71.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 23.3 g
  • Protein: 21.8 g

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A tasty, slightly spicy enchilada sauce. Also great over burritos. A tasty, slightly spicy enchilada sauce. Also great over burritos.
Number of Servings: 1


    3 tbsp. canola oil
    1 tablespoon whole wheat flour
    1/4 cup chili powder
    2 cups reduced sodium chicken stock
    10 oz. tomato paste
    1 tsp. dried oregano
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    salt to taste


1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil
2. Add flour, stirring with a wooden spoon until smooth. Cook for 1 minute.
3. Add chili powder and cook for 30 seconds.
4. Add stock, tomato paste, oregano, and cumin. Stir to combine.
4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. The sauce will thicken and smooth out. Adjust seasonings to taste.
5. Serve atop your favorite enchiladas or burritos.

Slightly spicy, makes 2 1/2 cups.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KRHEMMER.

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  • I made this last night to put into the Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe that calls for Enchilada Sauce. WIll let you know how it all turns out! I make the soup tomorrow. - 9/14/11

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  • loved it!! - 4/4/11

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  • This looks way better than what I created today. I will try this next week. - 11/3/10

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  • the nutritional values look like they are for the whole recipe, you would have to figure out how many servings you get from the recipe and then divided the totals by that number. Say you got 6 servings it would come out to about 123 calories per serving for the sauce only. - 4/18/10

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  • Are the nutritionals correct?? WOW!! - 11/27/09

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