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Enchilada Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Los Barrios Family Restaurant, San Antonio, TX

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup vegetable oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup chili powder
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 1/2 tablespoons salt
1/4 tablespoon pepper
2 quarts water

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in large stockpot (at least 3 qt). Add flour and cook until browned, stirring constantly, you are making a roux, do not let it burn. Stir in chili powder, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook roux, stirring constantly, for 2-3 minutes. Gradually add the water, stirring until smooth. Boil gently for 15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is delicious, but makes a ton of sauce. I usually cut this recipe in half and add 1 can of tomato sauce for a little tang. I also cut the salt quite a bit and add more as needed to taste. Great with cheese, beef, or chicken enchiladas - Naomi Wilson

 

 

 

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