16
Mar

Gluten Free Enchilada Sauce

Aromatic enchilada sauce in a glass jar waiting for you to add to that special dish!

I created this easy Gluten Free Enchilada Sauce to continue enjoying my beloved enchiladas! I love enchiladas. Green or red, whichever, just let me eat them. My first thought was that Whole Foods was bound to have a healthy enchilada sauce already bottled and waiting for me to use for an instant satisfaction of my craving, but I was sadly disappointed! I couldn’t find a single can or jar that had reasonable ingredients. I usually make my own green enchilada sauce, but hadn’t made a red sauce in years since cutting out grains. I wanted something quick, and that used ingredients that were likely already in my pantry so it would be easy for you guys to make for a quick weeknight meal.

It's a really simple gluten free enchilada sauce to make that only takes 10 minutes! We like our sauce mild so Asher can enjoy it too, but feel free to throw in a few dried chilies or some cayenne pepper to heat things up a little bit! For a verde sauce, see my Chicken Enchiladas or my Enchilada Stuffed Peppers.

A sauce so versatile, add it as a topping for sweet potatoes and other veggies! Check out my recipe for Enchilada Stuffed Sweet Potatoes.

Follow the recipe substitution to make it SCD and Whole30 compliant!

 

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Keep an eye out for this sauce to show up in a new recipe on the blog next week!

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Gluten Free Enchilada Sauce



AUTHOR:

SERVES: 2½ cups

Cuisine: Mexican

Category: Sauces and Condiments

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: 10 mins TOTAL TIME: 15 mins

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Melt the ghee in a saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in the arrowroot powder and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining spices stir for 2 minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add the tomato paste and chicken stock, and whisk until smooth. Simmer for 5 minutes to thicken.
  4. Use immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

 

*for SCD, omit the arrowroot and instead sauté ¾ cup minced onions in the ghee until soft. Puree the entire mixture after step 3 until smooth.



Keywords: dairy free, egg free, gluten free, nut free, paleo, sauces and condiments, scd, whole30, cinco de mayo


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