Thank you for taking the time to review. I made this tonight and it was absolutely delicious! My husband loved it and he said I have to make it homemade from now on!!!!! The best thing is, my three sons, who are incredible picky eaters, and have never liked enchiladas from anywhere, loved them! Pinch of cinnamon (optional but recommended). In the end I did choose to double the amount of cumin onion powder and garlic powder as some other reviewers suggested for a little more warmth and stronger flavor. Best enchilada sauce I have ever had! Left out the cinnamon as im not a fan of this flavour and also used chicken stock as this was all that was in the press. I’ve only used canned enchilada sauce, even though I’ve never been happy with the flavor. Score! If it seems a bit too thick for your needs, it … I didn’t have any veggie stock on hand so I added two cups of water with two tsp vegetable seasoning. Canned sauces are tinny and ill never go back. You don’t want to taste vinegar in it. Very nice. What does the vinegar do? It comes from a combination of dried spices, which are sautéed in oil to bring out their best, and umami-rich tomato paste. Is there something I can do to smooth it out after thawing? You are right I will not buy sauce again! Exactly the flavor I was looking for. I tried making sauce with tomato sauce, which tasted too raw and was kind of goopy. Love the Internet! Made this exactly as recipe stated ended up down the sink . The color, a drab brown, left a lot to be desired and I imagine was the result of the McCormick dark chili powder I used. Subbed lime juice for the vinegar – such a yummy sauce! It worked! Pretty flexible recipe. This recipe was really good and easy to make. (The sauce will thicken some more as it cools.). I needed enchilada for a recipe and scoured three different grocery stores in my area for a can . This didn’t help the color much. See our, Please let me know how it turned out for you! Your idea for using masa harina sounds like a great swap. Anyway great easy recipe. Vegetable broth is fine for those who lean to the veggie side of things or who like a nice neutral taste. I’ve also used just a bit of smoked paprika! As a thank you, we'll give you our welcome guide with 5 printable dinner recipes. All Good! I won’t be making it for awhile, but I know it will provide a good framework for my own tinkering. I allowed it to fully cool before freezing, per instructions. It is so easy and does not take all that long. Never buying the canned stuff again. Probably not the last. Kate, ¡mil gracias! I have to admit it smells and tastes more authentic. Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Can this receipe be jarred for storage in half pint jars doing a water bath. I saw the chilli powder and said Id take a chance. They have the best chicken enchiladas!!! What’s going on. And two hours after dinner, I was still getting compliments. Thanks! Thanks for the recipe. This was easy to make and fantastic. I hope that makes sense! I also keep a supply of Hatch’s ground chili powder on hand; it comes in two forms: mild and dial 911. Best homemade enchilada sauce I have ever had. I was really looking for a quick and easy recipe that wouldn’t require a trip to the store during the third surge of the pandemic. Awesome! I also doubled the tomato paste, added a little bit of chipotle in adobo (I usually have this on hand in the freezer). I still get the good earthy flavor, but your sauce with the addition of the vinegar gave it that aluminum can tang that is kind of a guilty pleasure for me. Along with roasted onion, tomato & garlic, cumin, Mexican oregano & veg broth. I also added more hotness. I’ve made this before and as is, the recipe is just okay. You’re living the life which we all wish we had. WONDERFUL! Add comma separated list of ingredients to exclude from recipe. I made this once before and it was delicious! If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. Save the flour for burritos. Your sauce is an improvement over mine. since I came up empty handed, I found your recipe and am happy to know I don’t ever need to buy the canned version. I’ve also used butter instead of olive oil and I do love the underlying taste of that. Dog lover. I found the recipe came out great with some add-ins.