Homemade Enchilada Sauce

This recipe is from the Garden Grazer.  It is much better than canned enchilada sauce and you can control the sodium.  I used almond flour instead of the all purpose flour.  You need to watch the ingredients on your spice jars as some garlic, onion and chili powder will add salt.

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Enchilada sauce

Ingredients

3 cups organic low sodium vegetable broth
1/4 cup tomato paste
1/4 cup all purpose flour (or gluten-free flour)
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. chili powder
Salt/pepper

Optional: cayenne pepper, ground chipotle, smoked paprika, etc.

 

Directions

In a small bowl, combine flour, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and chili powder.
In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add tomato paste, and the bowl of flour and spices.
Cook 1 minute, whisking continuously.
Whisk in broth, increase heat, and bring to a light boil.
Reduce to simmer.
Cook about 8 minutes or until slightly thickened, whisking occasionally.

Salt/pepper to taste.

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