Enchilada Sauce Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage


 Vegetable cooking spray1 Tablespoon
 Reduced-calorie margarine1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 No salt added tomato sauce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chili powder1 Tablespoon
 Hot chili powder1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried oregano1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 450 Calories from Fat 192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.6%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.8 mg

Sodium 968.1 mg40.3%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 13.3 g53.4%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 9 g18.6%

Vitamin A 192.5% Vitamin C 64%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 40.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Coat a medium saucepan with cooking spray; add margarine.
Place over medium heat until margarine melts.
Add minced garlic; saute until tender.
Add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Combine water and next 6 ingredients; add to flour mixture, stirring constantly.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.