Old el Paso Hot Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Enchilada sauce is used as a coating in our snacks like chicken wings Pasta etc. It is used as a layer in pasta and other dishes. Enchilada sauce is also added to the gravy of different dishes and is perfect to make your Enchilada dish taste better.  You can also serve enchilada sauce as a side dish.

Old El Paso Hot Enchilada sauce should not be confused with salsa as salsa contains tomatoes. The addition of chili powder while making it makes it spicy enough but that is the reason for its deliciousness. A less spicy sauce will not taste the same and the enchilada sauce will lose its charm

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 tablespoon onion salt
  • 3/4 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 (8-ounce) can of tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoon medium spice chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Method to make Amazing and Hot Enchilada Sauce

  1. Bring a deep pan and heat a few tablespoons of oil in this heated pan while it is getting heated at low flame under the pan.
  2. Add the self-rising flour to the heated pan and stir well to combine it with the heated oil.
  3. Stir really well and then add chili powder to this flour.
  4. You should reduce the heat and cook the flour until it started changing its color and turn into brown-colored flour.
  5. Then pour the water into the cooking flour slowly and make sure you do not harm yourself in any step.
  6. Once the mixture is boiled, stream the tomato sauce to this flour and water mixture. Mix the sauce well with the flour and make sure there are no lumps of flour left in the sauce.
  7. Then it’s high time to add your desired spices to the sauce. For this purpose, add the oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and salt to this sauce.
  8. Stir well with a wooden spatula to thoroughly mix all these ingredients in the sauce.
  9. Cook until your sauce started to thicken. You need a thick consistent sauce and after sizzling the sauce for 10 minutes, taste. If needed sprinkle more salt.
  10. Your favorite Enchilada sauce is ready at home.

FAQs?

What is the substitute for enchilada sauce>?

Enchilada sauce is a delicious sauce but if it is not available, you can use Taco sauce as a substitute for enchilada sauce. Taco sauce can be used in various recipes.

Do we add tomatoes to Enchilada sauce?

No, enchilada sauce has a special feature that is not based on tomatoes. Rather we use tomato sauce to make the enchilada sauce and I think that is better and easier.

Old el Paso Hot Enchilada Sauce Recipe
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Old el Paso Hot Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 3/4 tablespoon onion salt
  • 3/4 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoon medium spice chili powder
  • 2 tablespoon self-rising flour
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Bring a deep pan and heat a few tablespoons of oil in this heated pan while it is getting heated at low flame under the pan.
  • Add the self-rising flour to the heated pan and stir well to combine it with the heated oil.
  • Stir really well and then add chili powder to this flour.
  • You should reduce the heat and cook the flour until it started changing its color and turn into brown-colored flour.
  • Then pour the water into the cooking flour slowly and make sure you do not harm yourself in any step.
  • Once the mixture is boiled, stream the tomato sauce to this flour and water mixture. Mix the sauce well with the flour and make sure there are no lumps of flour left in the sauce.
  • Then it's high time to add your desired spices to the sauce. For this purpose, add the oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and salt to this sauce.
  • Stir well with a wooden spatula to thoroughly mix all these ingredients in the sauce.
  • Cook until your sauce started to thicken. You need a thick consistent sauce and after sizzling the sauce for 10 minutes, taste. If needed sprinkle more salt.
  • Your favorite Enchilada sauce is ready at home.

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