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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada Sauce


* Optional Substitution Note

Ingredients for about 2 cups or 8 fourth-cup servings:

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1.75 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • Seasonings:
    • 1 tsp onion powder
    • 2 tbsp chili powder
    • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 tbsp cumin
    • 1/2 tbsp Mexican oregano
    • sea salt & pepper to taste


Step 1

Set a nonstick skillet on medium heat.

Step 2

When the skillet is hot, add olive oil and wheat flour. Cook for about 3 minutes until the wheat flour turns dark brown and remember to stir frequently with a wooden spoon or spatula.

Step 3

Toss in garlic and allow it to cook for about 1 minute.

Step 4

Add 1 cup of chicken broth, tomato sauce and chopped tomatoes. Stir and allow the sauce to simmer for about 5 minutes. As you stir, mash the chopped tomatoes in order to thicken the sauce.

Step 5

Add in the seasonings and stir thoroughly.  Add the remaining 3/4 cup chicken broth.  Stir, remove from the heat and allow the sauce to cool and thicken.  If you prefer a thinner sauce, add tablespoons of chicken broth until you reach your desired consistency.  Season to taste with sea salt & pepper.

Step 6

Store in an airtight container/jar in the refrigerator.


Approximate macros for 1 of 8 fourth-cup servings:

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Prep 5min
Cook 3min
Total 8min

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About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!