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Spicy Homemade Enchilada Sauce

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If you like enchiladas and have tomato sauce in your pantry, this simple sauce can be made up in about 20 minutes.
Ingredients
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 16 Ounce (Two 8 Ounce Cans)
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon, dissolved in 4 tablespoons water
  Water 4 Tablespoon (For Dissolving)
Directions

Chop up the onion and mince the garlic. Add a couple of tablespoons of water to the pan, heat it up and cook the onion and garlic until aromatic and soft. Add the tomato sauce, the rest of the water, and the salt and spices. Bring the sauce to a boil, lower the temperature, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.
Mix the cornstarch with the water until there are no lumps. Add to the sauce. Raise the temperature until it boils, stirring constantly. When thickened, the enchilada sauce is done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Tomato, Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Why use cans of store-bought enchilada sauce when making it at home is so easy? Try this recipe for a quick and easy homemade enchilada sauce recipe and make your own homemade enchilada sauce. This Mexican food recipe is both vegetarian and vegan. Use your homemade enchilada sauce to make delicious enchiladas at home. This tomato sauce is versatile and can be used in several other recipes too.

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