Quick Enchilada Sauce

Quick Enchilada Sauce

Tammy S 1

"This recipe is ready to use in about 10 minutes and so much better then the canned sauce in the Mexican foods aisle at your local grocery store. This is a quick, easy version if you don't have the patience or time to completely make from scratch. Hope you enjoy!"


15 m servings 24 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 24 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 495 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix tomato sauce, tomato paste, beef broth, salt, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and chili powder together in a saucepan until smooth.
  2. Bring sauce to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.
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  1. 46 Ratings


This is called "quick enchilada sauce" for a reason. It's very quick, and though one reviewer didn't like it because it tastes canned, but it sure is quick, compared to making the sauce from dr...

Sorry...this is still like canned sauce. If you buy the mexican dried chiles (I use Anaheim or California ) soak them in hot water, then put in blender with your spices & beef broth then you ha...

Today, I made a recipe that called for two cans of enchilada sauce and found I only had one, so I decided to make my own. More than happy with this recipe, tastes as good as what you buy at the...

This is a good quick sauce to utilize when there isn't time or the ingredients to do something a little more authentic. Will definitely use this sauce again.

This is better sauce than you'll find ready made and you'll likely have all the ingredients. There are some more highly rated sauces on allrecipes, but you'll have to make a trip to the store fo...

Great enchilada sauce. I didn't have the tomato puree on hand so, I had to leave it out and it was still really good. Most enchilada sauces I have tried are pretty thin anyway. I was surprised b...

Amazingly easy and yummy. We've been so disappointed in local restaurants lately. Maybe I should bring this recipe to them? ;) No need to go out to dinner with this sauce.

THis was pretty easy and tasted good. I made it only because I didn't want to drive to the store when I didn't have enough sauce for my dinner. The only change I made was I used california chile...

The method on this was great and the thickness turned out perfect. The only change I made was to up the spices...I tripled most of them. I was able to quickly thow it together and let it simme...