Enchilada sauce prior to Thanksgiving? Yep! And you are going to uncover out why later on this 7 days when I submit a delicous recipes perfect for all of your leftovers!

I have to admit that my Grandmother would probably kill me if she knew I was making enchilada sauce with no oil, flour, or true dried chiles.

Having said that, in some cases you obtain shortcuts that just do the job as delectable as the authentic issue. So while this isn’t reliable enchilada sauce, it is nevertheless unquestionably lip-smacking scrumptious, flavorful, balanced and Super easy to make. Yep, we’re conversing in 10-15 minutes you can have the ideal enchilada sauce ever!

When I was swinging around my grocery cart by way of the aisles like a maniac for the reason that I forgot my grocery record (once more), I stopped by the canned area and attained for a familiar brand name of enchilada sauce. I took a glimpse at the ingredients as I ordinarily do, and promptly place it back. I could not pronounce 50 percent of what was in there! And modified corn starch never ever appears appetizing.

If you aren’t previously knowledgeable, many brand names of enchilada sauce incorporate gluten, so for those people of you with a sensitivity, fork out notice to that.

healthy homemade enchilada sauce in a glass measuring cup

This simple enchilada sauce is built on the stovetop and is wealthy with flavor. I like to use a gentle chili powder, but you can use whatever you’d like if you are a fan of spicy sauce!

Make sure you help save your responses about this not being authentic. I get it! But it is typically what I use when I want to make weeknight enchiladas and don’t experience like operating out to the retailer to grab a can. Try it out — I assume you may well just appreciate it.

healthy homemade enchilada sauce in a glass jar

Increase this do-it-yourself enchilada sauce to these recipes:

Skinny Chicken & Refried Bean Enchiladas

Jalapeño-Cheddar Stuffed Enchilada Turkey Meatloaf

Black Bean, Corn & Quinoa Enchilada Bake

Layered Roasted Veggie Tortilla Pie

Cheesy Hen Quinoa Enchilada Meatloaf Muffins