green enchilada sauce
Fat Free Green Enchilada Sauce
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
This a simple green enchilada sauce you can make at home, made from fresh, whole ingredients, that's better than anything you can find in a store.
Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Author: Brand New Vegan
Ingredients
  • 1/2 White Onion (minced)
  • 1/4 cup Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
  • 4 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 small Jalapeno (minced)
  • 1 Tbs Flour
  • 2 cups Low Sodium Vegetable Broth
  • 3 cans Chopped Green Chiles (7oz ea)
  • 1 can Salsa Verde (7oz)
  • 1 Tbs Lime Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 3 Tomatillos
  • 1 bunch Cilantro (3-5 stems with leaves)
Instructions
  1. Saute the onion, garlic, and jalapeƱo in 1/4 cup of the broth, just until softened
  2. Sprinkle in flour and stir to make a thick roux
  3. Heat and stir roux for about 1 minute over med-low heat
  4. Slowly add broth and stir thoroughly to remove any clumps
  5. Add chiles and salsa verde and stir
  6. Add seasonings and slowly heat sauce until thickened
  7. Remove 4-5 ladles of sauce to blender
  8. Add tomatillos and cilantro and blend on high until pureed
  9. Add tomatillo mixture back into pot with sauce and stir
  10. Continue to heat on med heat for about 5 minutes