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Homemade Enchilada Sauce

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Healthy Enchiladas

Healthy Enchiladas

Kimberley K. Eggleston
Homemade enchilada sauce is easier to make than you might think. With diced tomatoes, and a few other staples from your pantry, you will have a healthy, low calorie homemade enchilada sauce in just a small amount of time. Serve atop your favorite enchilada recipe, or over low calorie chicken and vegetable enchiladas.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 28-oz. can diced tomotoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 bay leaf


1. Heat the canola oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Saute the onion and garlic for 5 minutes.

2. Add the remaining ingredients, and simmer for 25 minutes.

2. Remove the bay leaf. Puree the sauce in batches in a food processor or blender until smooth.

Makes 3 cups

Calories per 1/2 cup 65

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 5 out of 5
, Member hcain58

OMG! I was skeptical, bur this nailed it! Really helped my craving for Mexican foof.

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