It’s no secret I enjoy Mexican food, and with Cinco de Mayo coming up early next month, I will be posting a lot of Mexican recipes. This is a great recipe for anyone looking to make their own homemade enchilada sauce. This is specifically the red enchilada sauce. I personally prefer this over the green. This sauce beats anything you will find in the store, is easy to make and is extremely delicious. This goes perfect with any type of enchiladas… beef, chicken, pork, shrimp, etc. If you are looking for a solid enchilada sauce recipe, be sure to try this one. Enjoy.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves (minced)
- 1 teaspoon onion (minced)
- ½ teaspoon oregano
- 2 ½ teaspoons chili powder
- ½ teaspoon dried basil
- 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- A ¼ cup of salsa
- 1 (6 ounces) can tomato sauce
- 1 ½ cups water
- In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat oil. Add garlic and stir fry for 30 seconds. Add onion, oregano, basil, chili powder, ground black pepper, salt, cumin, parsley, salsa, and tomato sauce.
- Mix well. Stir in the water.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
- Pour over pre-made enchiladas for baking.