Red Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Red Enchilada Sauce Recipe

How To Make Red Enchilada Sauce

You’ll never have to put up with the store-bought stuff again when you have this enchilada sauce recipe. This easy-to-make sauce is full of various herbs.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2tbspavocado oil,or olive oil
  • 2tbspall-purpose flour
  • ¼cupchili powder
  • ½tsppowder
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ¼tsporegano,dried
  • 2cupschicken stock,or vegetable stock
  • fine sea salt,to taste


  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour and cook for 1 minute, whisking constantly.  Add in the chili powder, garlic powder, cumin and oregano and cook for 1 more minute, whisking constantly.

  2. Gradually pour in the stock, whisking constantly to combine until no lumps remain.  Continue cooking until the sauce reaches a simmer.  Then reduce heat to medium-low to maintain the simmer (the sauce should continue lightly bubbling) for about 10-15 minutes, uncovered, until the sauce has slightly thickened.

  3. Give the sauce a taste and season with salt, as needed. 

  4. Use immediately and enjoy!


  • Calories: 858.05kcal
  • Fat: 58.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.41g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 35.61g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 68.11g
  • Fiber: 17.66g
  • Sugar: 14.94g
  • Protein: 27.34g
  • Cholesterol: 21.60mg
  • Sodium: 2408.97mg
  • Calcium: 204.17mg
  • Potassium: 1749.96mg
  • Iron: 12.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 720.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.91mg
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