Enchilada Sauce



Enchilada Sauce

Use this economical enchilada sauce to prepare enchiladas or any recipe calling for enchilada sauce. You can adjust the seasonings to your taste.
Course Sauces, Soups and Chowders
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 cups


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Heat oil in large 2-quart saucepan; stir in flour, stirring until well blended and smooth, add chili powder; cook for 1 minute.
  • Add remaining ingredients bring to a boil and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Makes 3 cups sauce.


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