Enchilada Sauce Mix

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 5 cups




  • To make the mix: Starting and ending with the red chili powder, alternate layers of ingredients in the jar using 1 tablespoon of red chili powder in between the other ingredients.
  • Be sure to gently tap down each layer with a tamper tool.
  • To make the sauce: Combine 1/4 olive oil and 1/2 cup flour in a 2 quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir to form a paste or roux.
  • Cook until the mixture begins to brown; add seasoning mix and stir to combine.
  • Slowly whisk in 4 cups of water, incorporating to make a smooth, gravy like consistency.
  • Stir in the 1/4 cup cider vinegar and bring to a gently simmer, stirring continuously.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Once the sauce is made if 5 cups is to much, it freezes quite well in 1 or 2 cup containers.