Homemade Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Enchilada Sauce, also known as Salsa Roja, is so easy you’ll never want to buy enchilada sauce again. And it’s ready in less than 15 minutes. 




  1. Melt butter in a stovetop pan on medium heat.
  2. Whisk the flour into the butter to make a roux.
  3. Cook the flour, stirring constantly for about 1 minute.
  4. Add the beef broth and spices.
  5. Whisk in the tomato paste.
  6. Bring it to a boil and reduce it to a simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Keywords: taco, enchiladas, TexMex