Enchilada Sauce Recipe | Yummly

Enchilada Sauce

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  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium37% DV890mg
    Fat52% DV34g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs10% DV29g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories430Calories from Fat310
    Total Fat34g52%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat310
    Total Carbohydrate29g10%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Jennifer R. a month ago
    great flavor and so easy to make.
    Bonnie a month ago
    very good. my whole family loved it!
    Lauren S. a month ago
    It turned out amazing! So good! My family said it was the best they have ever had. Thank you!
    richie rich 2 months ago
    great! simple and flavorful! I used a Yumly recipe for chicken enchiladas and they came out great. A lot more than than i could eat in one night so I have chicken enchiladas for days!
    Teri 2 months ago
    Great sauce! We’ll make it again!
    Felice H. 4 months ago
    Sauce was easy to make and very tasty. I added cayenne pepper for a little kick.
    Sheehan 4 months ago
    We made enchiladas with chicken, cheddar, green onions and black beans, with this sauce, it was amazing! I think the only change I made was using clubhouse Tex mex rather than straight chili powder.
    Lisa 6 months ago
    Very nice easy and fast
    Tiffany Cotton 8 months ago
    I followed the recipe and my sauce was so salty. I had to dilute it with more tomatoe sauce and water 😓
    Rita P. 10 months ago
    super easy and tasty!
    Tibbetts a year ago
    Turned out fantastic! Nice and thick and the flavor was spectacular! Will definitely be making this again.
    I used a little less chili powder and it was great!
    Heather a year ago
    This was easy to make, but I thought the taste was too mellow. The tomato sauce stood out too much. For the second batch, I added two more teaspoons of chile powder and doubled the other spices. This batch was delicious, without any ingredient overpowering the rest.
    Ygghh a year ago
    Never buy enchilada sauce from the can again, following this recipe is worth it for the flavor.
    Kimichka a year ago
    I didn't have chili powder... i ended up using taco seasoning and it worked great!
    McCowan a year ago
    This turned out fantastic! Actually made more then enough sauce for what I usually use, so might double up the enchiladas next time (this could easily make 12-16). Never buying store bought sauce again!
    Good need more spice
    salud a year ago
    My wife loved the beef enchiladas. I used another Yummly recipe for the enchiladas. They were noticeably salty however and I’m pretty sure the sauce contributed to that. Good and easy recipe.
    Elena P. a year ago
    Super easy. Had never made enchiladas before but didn’t want to use canned sauce. Turned out great. Easy to adjust spices to taste.
    Kacee Koupal a year ago
    This sauce is EXCELLENT! I’ve never made my own enchilada sauce from scratch and what have I been thinking?! Won’t be wasting my money on canned anymore. I read reviews prior and decided to sub onion salt for onion powder and used pink Himalayan salt for iodized salt. I didn’t feel it was salty at all! I think I also added a pinch of cayenne. I let the flavors meld and cool in the fridge until ready to use. I might start canning this!
    Boss Boss a year ago
    So good! I love that it's ingredients that I always have on hand. I will never buy another can of enchilada sauce!
    Ivette E. a year ago
    This is a really easy recipe. I omitted the plain salt. It turned out great!
    Renee Gruber 2 years ago
    It was delicious! For sure better than canned & probably better than a lot of Mexican restaurants
    Siegel 2 years ago
    Delicious, easy, and since I made it, less salty than a canned version.
    Linda M. 2 years ago
    So easy..so good Didn’t have chicken broth so subbed beef. It came out with a bit of a smoky flavor.
    Marialisa Barquin 2 years ago
    It was delicious, just too much salt. Will be leaving onion salt out next time
    Shawn'tel Harris 2 years ago
    great taste just like the stuff in a can
    Kathie L. 2 years ago
    Great easy and tastes good
    Lupe Ruttiger 2 years ago
    Easy and delicious! No more canned sauce for me :) Thank you for sharing.
    Mark Lumpkin 2 years ago
    great sauce! definitely will make it again