This homemade enchilada sauce recipe is easy, tastes fantastic, and is a million times better than store-bought. This enchilada sauce is packed with flavor and ready to give your enchiladas, stews, and soups an authentic Mexican flavor.
If your sauce is too thick, add water. – If your sauce is too thin, simmer longer.
For a more intense flavor, simmer the sauce for 4 hours, adding more water to the pot every hour to keep the consistency right. Great option when making large batches.
Give your homemade enchilada sauce a smokey feeling by adding a teaspoon of smoked paprika.
If the homemade enchilada sauce contains lumps of flour from making the roux, whisk vigorously until dissolved completely or pour the sauce through a sieve and carry on simmering it.