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Mild Enchilada Sauce

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Serves 3 cups | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 45 minutes


3 cup Chicken broth
1 cup Tomato sauce
4 tablespoons Gerhardt Chile Powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 heaping teaspoons garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
5 tablespoon cold water
4 tablespoons white flour

In a sauce pan add the chicken broth, tomato sauce, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and sugar.

Use a whisk to mix everything together.

Heat to a boil for about 3 minutes

Whisk often to dissolve spices. Whisk often to get a smooth sauce

While sauce is on simmer about 5 minutes or so

In a small bowl add 5 tablespoons water with 4 tablespoons flour

Whisk vigorously to avoid lumps.

Very slow pour flour sauce into enchilada sauce whisking fast to avoid lumps.

Whisk while boiling about 3 minutes

Turn off the heat

Sauce is ready to use.

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I have been researching for a few months. I have always wanted to make my own sauce.

I final came up with a mild, smooth sauce.

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