Homemade Enchilada Sauce {Red}
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
  • 1-2 cloves fresh garlic, minced or pushed through a press
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced onion- ¼ cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • salt to taste (about ½ teaspoon)
  • cayenne pepper to taste (if desired”¦I left it out last night for the girls, but we agreed this sauce would be SO good all hot and spicy!)
  1. Heat about 1 tablespoon of the oil in a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Sautee onions until translucent. Add the rest of the oil, garlic, flour and chili powder. Stir constantly and cook for 3-5 minutes over medium heat. Add tomato sauce, water, cumin. Simmer over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes. Season with salt and cayenne pepper (if using).
Recipe by This Week for Dinner at https://thisweekfordinner.com/homemade-enchilada-sauce-red/