The Best Authentic Enchilada Sauce Recipe

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The Best Authentic Enchilada Sauce
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  1. Heat Pan, med high, with oil and combine next six ingredients to pan. cook 3 min, stirring often. adding some salt and pepper to taste (if using fresh garlic add this to the pan as well).
  2. Add remaning ingredients to the pan and bring to a boil.
  3. Boil for 2-3 minutes, then reduce heat to low and let simmer for up to an hour (but it only requires simmering for 10 min).
  4. Hints = Can be stored in fridge for up to 7 days, or frozen for about a month and a half. Batch is easily double and tripled keeping remaining frozen until ready to use for you next dish!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 12.42 Kcal (52 kJ)
Calories from fat 7.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.79g 1%
Cholesterol 0.02mg 0%
Sodium 82.38mg 3%
Potassium 25.47mg 1%
Total Carbs 1.26g 0%
Sugars 0.58g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.24g 1%
Protein 0.18g 0%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 7.3mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 56.32 Kcal (236 kJ)
Calories from fat 32.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.59g 1%
Cholesterol 0.1mg 0%
Sodium 373.54mg 3%
Potassium 115.5mg 1%
Total Carbs 5.69g 0%
Sugars 2.62g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 1%
Protein 0.84g 0%
Vitamin C 4.3mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 1%
Calcium 33.3mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 0.3
  • 0

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

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