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Smoky Enchilada Sauce - Chef Whitney Aronoff | Starseed Kitchen

Smoky Enchilada Sauce

  • Author: Chef Whitney Aronoff
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

A homemade and easy enchilada sauce with smoky flavors. Fire roasted tomatoes, smoked paprika, chipotle and cayenne gives this sauce all the depth.


Ingredients

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  • 1 14.5-oz can fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • 3 Tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup flour – cassava, gluten-free or organic all-purpose
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Zest of half a lime
  • ½ tsp sea salt

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender. Blend on high till sauce is smooth. Taste test and add more cayenne, smoked paprika or sea salt to your liking.
  2. Transfer sauce to a small pot. Heat to a simmer and cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Drizzle over enchiladas, toss with shredded chicken, or use as a smoky dip with roasted vegetables. Store in an air-tight container for up to 1 week.

Notes

Use this sauce over enchiladas, toss with shredded chicken, or use as a smoky dip with roasted vegetables.

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