Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Texas Red Enchilada Sauce Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Texas Red Enchilada Sauce

    Texas Red Enchilada Sauce. Photo by Sue Lau

    1/7 Photos of Texas Red Enchilada Sauce

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    15 mins

    30 mins

    Mark H.'s Note:

    This sauce can be used with beef or cheese enchiladas. The amount of "heat" in the sauce depends on the type and amount of chili powder you use.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter/margarine in a sauce pan.
    2. 2
      Make a roux by browning flour in melted butter/margarine.
    3. 3
      Add spices and tomato paste; stir until well blended into roux.
    4. 4
      Add water gradually, stirring constantly.
    5. 5
      Heat until boiling.
    6. 6
      Continue simmering and stirring until desired thickness is achieved.
    7. 7
      Taste every so often and adjust spices as needed.
    8. 8
      Once desired consistency and taste is reached, coat the bottom of a pan with the sauce, add freshly rolled enchiladas, then pour the remainder of the red sauce over enchiladas.
    9. 9
      Place pan in oven and cook until enchiladas are done.

    Browse Our Top Savory Sauces Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 26, 2003

      55

      This was delicious.. I added some extra chili powder and added a bit of chicken stock for the water.. I also added some cayenne pepper to spice it up a bit more .. but excellent..

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on January 27, 2003

      55

      This is great! I made it with clarified butter and used almost 3 cups of water so I could let it simmer/warm for a couple of hours, but I tried it as soon as it was done (before the extra water) and it was more flavorful than what you get from, say Taco Bell or something. It does need more salt than you would think, but I do tend to use more salt than most people. It took less than 10 minutes to make. We used it as a sauce for bean burritos, enchiladas and pintos and cheese. Can't wait to share this recipe with my sister.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on February 24, 2003

      55

      Great enchilada sauce, Mark! It's easy, quick, uses ingredients right out of my pantry and best of all it tastes wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Read All Reviews (237)

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Texas Red Enchilada Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (771 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 235.7
     
    Calories from Fat 119
    50%
    Total Fat 13.3 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 30.5 mg
    10%
    Sodium 901.8 mg
    37%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.4 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
    26%
    Sugars 11.0 g
    44%
    Protein 6.3 g
    12%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Thanksgiving, Solved

    Every recipe, menu, tip and how-to is right here, at your service.

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites