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Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce
Homemade Red Sauce Enchilada Sauce
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Delicious and easy homemade red enchilada sauce that's full of flavor and made with simple pantry staples.

Course: condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Enchilada Sauce, Homemade Enchilada Sauce, Red Enchilada Sauce
Servings: 7 servings
Calories: 76 kcal
Author: Kadee
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/8 cup chili powder
  • 2 15 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp chicken bouillon like knorr
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground chipotle optional - this will give it a kick
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes optional
  1. In a large skillet heat olive oil. Add flour - stir and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Stir in chili powder, tomato sauce, and water.

  3. Add bouillon, cumin, salt, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, and chipote and parsley if desired.
  4. Simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the fridge up to a week.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Red Sauce Enchilada Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 76 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Sodium 712mg31%
Potassium 232mg7%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 325IU7%
Vitamin C 4.8mg6%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.