Easy Enchilada Sauce Recipe - Takes very little time and is very tasty |

Enchilada Sauce Recipe

  • Author: Martyn
  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 12 Minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


This enchilada sauce is incredible easy to make and takes very little time. By following this recipe, you will be able to add additional flavour that you just dont get from store brought sauces.



  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp mild red chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 200 ml vegetable or chicken stock
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Combine all of the herbs and spices in a bowl and mix
  • Heat up the oil in a saucepan
  • Add the Flour and whisk
  • Once the flour and oil have combined add the spice mix and continue to whisk. This will begin to almost resemble red breadcrumbs
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and Stir in the stock. Continue to whisk to remove any lumps.
  • Continue to whisk and cook for 5-10 minutes, until the sauce is a little thicker. (I like to to resemble custard in thickness)
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • The sauce is now ready for you to add to you yummy enchilada‚Äôs

  • Category: Sauces
  • Method: Boiling
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 150
  • Sugar: 1.9g
  • Sodium: 162mg
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.1g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Enchilada Sauce