Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

This rich, homemade enchilada sauce of slow-cooked blended chilis and spices is the ultimate compliment to your favorite enchilada recipe.

You will be shocked at how flavorful this sauce is.


– sesame seeds – cumin seeds – cloves – black peppercorns – allspice berries – cinnamon stick

Add the sesame seeds, peppercorns, cinnamon stick, allspice berries, cumin, and cloves to a large-sized sauce pot.

Transfer the seeds and oregano to a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle, and grind until finely ground.

Next, add the lard to the same pan where the spices were cooked over medium heat until melted.

Add onions, gently season with salt, and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Turn the heat down to low and cook for 10 minutes while occasionally stirring.

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