Don’t feel like you need to run to the grocery store to get your enchilada sauce – this easy sauce comes together in 5 minutes.
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or canola oil
2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1.5 cups water
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar (optional)
In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the oil and flour and whisk for 1 minute.
Add tomato paste, spices, salt, pepper, and water and stir.
Bring to a simmer and simmer on low for 4 minutes.
Use immediately or store in a sealed container for up to 5 days.
If you like your sauce a little spicy, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper or hot sauce.