Quick & Easy Enchilada Sauce

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 30 min 6
Quick & Easy Enchilada Sauce
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2 tbsp Cornstarch (optional flour)
2 tbsp Chili powder
1/2 tsp Cumin
1 pinch Kosher salt (to taste)
1 dash Black pepper
227 gm Tomato sauce, canned
171 gm Tomato paste, canned
1 1/2 cup Chicken broth (stock), low sodium (or vegetable broth)
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (finely chopped)
1 tbsp Canola oil
4 clove(s) Garlic (minced)


Combine in a small bowl, cornstarch, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together tomato sauce, tomato paste, broth, and chili powder mixture, set aside.

In a medium skillet, over medium-low heat, add canola oil and sauté garlic until fragrant, approximately one minute. Gradually stir in tomato sauce mixture and cilantro, bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Continue to simmer until thickened, approximately 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 80
Calories from fat 27.3
Calories from saturated fat 2.4
Total Fat 3.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 331 mg
Potassium 464 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.0 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 5.3 g
Protein 2.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.1
Vegetables 0.6

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