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    Enchilada Sauce

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    Misplaced Texan's Note:

    A very good sauce from one of our favorite cooking shows.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a saucepan, heat oil and add flour; smoothing and stirring with a wooden spoon for approximately 1 minute.
    2. 2
      Add chili powder and cook for 30 seconds.
    3. 3
      Add chicken stock, tomato paste, oregano and cumin.
    4. 4
      Stir well and bring to a boil.
    5. 5
      Reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes.
    6. 6
      The sauce will thicken and smooth out.
    7. 7
      Adjust seasonings, as desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 08, 2012

      55

      Great recipe! We substituted vegetable broth for the chicken stock and upped the amount a bit to get a more saucy consistency. It turned out awesome!
      UPDATE: substituted an 8oz can on tomato sauce for the tomato paste, and it was much improved.

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    • on March 13, 2014

      55

      This is my go to sauce. It is easy, tasty and quick. Since I am gluten free, I always leave the flour out and never have a problem with it being thick enough. I like it thick so this works well, but if you like a thin sauce like out of the can thin, you could probably get away with adding another cup and half.

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    • on January 24, 2011

      45

      This is what I call a GRG (Great Recipe for Gringos). These are recipes that help free us from the bondage of bottled and jarred sauces. Tonight was the second time my fiancee and I have tried this sauce, and, while tasty, we found two main issues. One, the amount of tomato paste made it a little too sweet for our tastes. Two, we felt it needed a little bit more heat than what just the chili powder was bringing to the party. So, we used a 6 oz. can of tomato paste and 4 oz. of plain canned tomato sauce to cut down on the sweetness, and "kicked it up a notch" (Sorry Emeril. Please, don't sue me.) with some habanero hot sauce. For those of you who like it somewhere in the middle, a teaspoon (give or take) of cayenne would do wonders. Buena suerte mis amigos en la cocina.

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    Nutritional Facts for Enchilada Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (853 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 359.2
     
    Calories from Fat 191
    53%
    Total Fat 21.2 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 3.1 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 5.7 mg
    1%
    Sodium 1856.6 mg
    77%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.8 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 9.5 g
    38%
    Sugars 17.9 g
    71%
    Protein 12.0 g
    24%

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