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The Best Enchilada Sauce Recipe


  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 -1/2 cups reduced sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 3 cups canned tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle chilis in adobo sauce, chopped (to taste)
  • 1 tsp Mexican hot chili powder (or more to taste)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • fresh black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, add the oil and garlic; sauté until golden, about 1 minute. Add the chicken broth, tomato sauce, chipotle chiles, hot chili powder, cumin and salt and pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered for 7-10 minutes. Set aside until ready to use. Makes 4 cups

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