I’m from Australia and have been making this recipe for many years, (and love love love it!) You do not know what a Mexican sauce tastes like until you’ve tried this yummy recipe. I think Mexican oregano works really well in this sauce so keep an eye out for some if you don’t normally stock it. Thanks Gina!! Do yourself a favor and try it. This one looks good using chipotle chilis in adobo sauce. Love love love !!! We cannot make Mexican dishes without this now! ???? June 13, 2019 By Frank S. Lewis Leave a Comment. This is now my “go to” for anything needing an enchilada sauce! Wow! Thank you”. Your email address will not be published. This sauce is AMAZING! I’ve had a problem finding an enchilada sauce that I like and I thought homemade would be a ton of work but it was so easy. It’s always a good idea to have a can of this sauce in your kitchen. I’m pretty sure most human beings on the planet can figure out what canned tomato sauce is. It’s definitely one of the healthier choices out there. Was this ever delicious! Thoughts, amigo? My husband keeps raving about it! . I’ve blended them into the liquid for every recipe I use them in since that time. My mistake—recipe calls for 3 cups…. However, it still tastes like tomato sauce with only 1tsp of ancho powder and cumin added. This was sooo easy and delicious. This information will not be used for any purpose other than enabling you to post a comment. Is that different than regular chili powder or chipotle chili powder? After all, this sauce has been around for quite some time now. Looks delicious I really do want to try this tonight. The sauce has a fresh, authentic green chili flavor. I had enough left over to fill 2 mason jars, which are in my freezer. or do I just need to fix them something else while the adults enjoy real enchiladas? I have been making it since you first posted it and have never looked back. In fact our family decided to use canned red enchilada sauce and we almost couldn’t finish eating it. Even at a so-called Mexican restaurant, if they use real Enchilada tasting sauce. I roasted it myself and then powdered it in a spice grinder. Roughly chop 3 onions and peel 8 garlic cloves. Then you must be familiar with enchilada sauce. Take a final taste for seasoning. This recipe yields 4 cups. We’re not talking about some product that turned up on the market yesterday. I made chicken enchiladas with prepared enchilada sauce before. I am gearing up to use your recipe this weekend. It’s great being able to get homemade enchiladas in the oven in less than 5 minutes. The sauce has a nice tomato flavor in addition to the chilis. Here’s another great option for BBQ lovers. What can i cut down without losing that flavor quality but it not be so hot? Pour some in the slow cooker or Instant Pot and add some chicken to make an easy, flavorful, Mexican inspired shredded chicken dish. The green chilis will make your mouth water the moment you spread this sauce over your food. Summary: I would recommend it for the foodies who want just the right amount of spice in their meal and who appreciate food that looks as great as it tastes. No, refrigerate up to a week, freeze up to 3 months. Heat a saucepan over medium heat, add the oil and garlic; sauté until golden, about 1 minute. Filed Under: Enchiladas, Most Popular, Most Recent, Vegetarian. But you do need to have the right sauce to complement the specific dish you’re making. Freezes well. You need to make sure that the flavor is right for you. How long will the sauce last in the refrigerator? For example, in our Colorado Enchiladas we use a sliver of chocolate and some adobo sauce to counter the earthy flavor and the result is delish. Ok Tori. The sauce is still delicious!!! This was delicious, might sound crazy but I’m thinking it would make a great base to a gazpacho. To roast the dried chilis I typically throw them in a 400F oven for 1-2 minutes for convenience. A Mechanical Graduate and Tech enthusiast. Be prepared to freeze some. I’m using it in a Chilaquiles Casserole tonight! It has higher nutritional value and lower fat, too. Gina, this is a wonderful recipe! No onion or garlic listed on ingredients. And if all else fails you can add a bit of lemon juice to make sure. Do you love to cook Mexican dishes for your family? Enchilada sauce contains chilis, which might not be present in taco sauce. Yes m’ am I totally agree, be nice…person not from America. It usually tastes a little bitter to me so I tend to not use the soaking liquid in sauces. Thanks so much for all your great recipes.