Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Recipe type: Side
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Serves: 4
Once you make your own enchilada sauce, you will never go back to buying it on the shelf. This recipe is both easy in preparation and frugal on your wallet.
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder (we adjusted to 1 teaspoon)
  • 3 garlic cloves,minced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • Pepper
  1. Heat the oil in a 12″ skillet over medium heat until shimmering.
  2. Add the onion and salt and cook until softened, about five minutes.
  3. Stir in the chili powder, garlic, cumin, and sugar. Cook until fragrant, about fifteen seconds.
  4. Stir in the tomato sauce and water. Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about five minutes.
  5. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
Recipe by MomAdvice at https://www.momadvice.com/blog/2012/09/homemade-enchilada-sauce