Easy Red Enchilada Sauce

A tangy tomato taste and smoky base make this versatile easy enchilada sauce. So simple to make, healthy and super flavorful, you'll wonder why you ever bought it!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword homemde enchilada sauce, vegan enchilada sauce
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 127 kcal
Author Sophia DeSantis


US Customary - Metric


  1. Place ingredients into a pot and whisk until combined. Place pot on stove top and bring to a simmer. 
  2. Simmer slowly until cooked down by 1/2 or until thickened to liking. Use for recipes, as a dip or as a drizzle over main dishes.

Recipe Notes

While cooking, the more you reduce the more concentrated the flavors will be, so if you prefer a milder flavor don’t reduce as much.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Red Enchilada Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 127 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 481mg 20%
Potassium 783mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 11g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 33.8%
Vitamin C 26.4%
Calcium 9.4%
Iron 26.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.