Quick Hearty Enchilada Sauce Recipe

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Billie Carter Modified: March 25, 2022
Quick Hearty Enchilada Sauce Recipe

How To Make Quick Hearty Enchilada Sauce

Create your own enchilada sauce from scratch with broth, tomato sauce, and lots of chilis. This quick and easy sauce has a smooth texture and a spicy kick!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • ½tspolive oil
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • cupsreduced sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3cupstomato sauce,canned
  • 2tbspchipotle chilis in adobo sauce,chopped to taste
  • 1tspmexican hot chili powder,or more to taste
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • fresh black pepper,to taste


  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, add the oil and garlic; sauté for about 1 minute until golden.

  2. Add the chicken broth, tomato sauce, chipotle chiles, hot chili powder, cumin, and salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered for about 7 to 10 minutes.

  3. Set aside until ready to use.


  • Calories: 61.22kcal
  • Fat: 1.41g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.62g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.20g
  • Fiber: 3.41g
  • Sugar: 6.82g
  • Protein: 2.73g
  • Sodium: 955.23mg
  • Calcium: 45.59mg
  • Potassium: 603.55mg
  • Iron: 2.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 79.24µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.97mg
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