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This easy 10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce is the best! Made with fresh tomatoes, spices, and olive oil, this gluten-free, flavorful sauce makes every enchilada dish perfect.

10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce

This easy 10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce is the best! Made with fresh tomatoes, spices, and olive oil, this gluten-free, flavorful sauce makes every enchilada dish perfect.

Categories Clean Eating, gluten free, Sauce
Difficulty Easy
Keyword enchilada sauce, enchilada sauce recipe, homemade enchilada sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5 cups
Calories 117 kcal
Author Lacey Baier

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large tomatoes on the vine, diced
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth (use vegetable broth if vegan)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in the fresh tomatoes and garlic, and stir to combine. Cook for 4-6 minutes, until the tomatoes become softened.

  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients (tomato paste, low sodium chicken broth, chili powder, onion powder, cumin, oregano, sea salt, and black pepper) into the skillet, and continue to cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes until slightly thickened.

  3. Transfer to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. 

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
10-Minute Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Fat 8.5g13%
Saturated Fat 1.2g6%
Cholesterol 1.5mg1%
Sodium 218mg9%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2.9g12%
Sugar 4.8g5%
Protein 2.8g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.