Whether you’re in the mood for a quick weeknight dinner or an extra-special weekend meal, you can’t go wrong with a classic enchilada recipe. Since a good enchilada starts with a tasty sauce, we’ve rounded up 15 of the best enchilada sauce recipes to take your enchilada game to the next level.
From smoky and spicy to sweet and mild, our list of enchilada sauces has something for everyone. Prefer to make it from scratch? We’ve got you covered with easy recipes using common pantry ingredients. Get ready to ditch those premade versions.
No matter which recipe you choose, you’ll be sure to end up with a flavorful sauce that will make your enchiladas stand out from the rest.
Green Enchilada Sauce
This Green Enchilada Sauce recipe is made from roasted green chiles, onions, garlic, and some classic Mexican herbs and spices all in only 20 minutes! It's easy to make and great for making enchiladas, chilaquiles and more.
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Easy Red Enchilada Sauce Recipe
Red Enchilada Sauce is a delicious and simple recipe that is simple to make and comes together in under 20 minutes. Quickly whip up a batch with simple easy-to-find ingredients like broth, tomato paste, and Mexican spices. You can even double the batch and save half for later.
This easy-to-make Authentic Red Enchilada Sauce combines common pantry ingredients with robust flavors that transform any enchilada recipe. With just 5 minutes of prep time, you'll have a homemade sauce that's both rich and delicious.
The best homemade gluten-free enchilada sauce! This recipe is easy to make and way more flavorful than any store-bought sauce. Plus you can rest easy knowing it's 100% gluten-free!Use this sauce to make these delicious gluten-free enchiladas!
Roasting the tomatillos and chiles in this easy homemade enchilada sauce recipe adds a little time but brings out a deeper flavor that really elevates this sauce over store-bought versions. Plus, making homemade allows you to control the ingredients to make a delicious sauce that meets your dietary ...
Tex Mex Chili Gravy Enchilada Sauce. This quick and easy recipe comes together in about 10 minutes. It's bold and flavorful and will give your enchiladas an authentic taste! If you don't have any enchilada sauce on hand or you're wanting to elevate your cooking this recipe is for you! And you will n...