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Easy Enchilada Sauce

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour or potato starch
  • ¼ cup chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons light tasting oil of your choice
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar


  1. In a small saucepan, mix flour (or potato starch) and chili powder together. Add oil, and mix to combine. Heat on low for 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  2. Turn the heat up to medium, add broth, tomato paste, oregano, and cumin, stirring to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 10 minutes, until sauce thickens and smooths out. Add salt and sugar, and taste for seasonings, adjusting to taste.

Recipe Notes

Makes about 2 cups, or 1 pint of sauce For the servings, I figured about 1/4 cup per serving, though this may change depending on how you're using the sauce.