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Mexican Dish | October 3, 2012

Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce

Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce
Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce
Here’s the recipe I used for Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce when I made Honey Lime Enchiladas a few weeks back. It takes about 10 minutes to cook up and blend. The comparison to pre-made canned sauce? Let’s see. Kind of like the difference between a pop-out-of-the-can biscuit and homemade.Canned biscuits.Don’t go there.
That’s all I’m going to say.

Homemade Green Enchilada Sauce

Author A Bountiful Kitchen


  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed or minced
  • 1 green pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and chopped
  • 1-16 oz jarSalsa Verde
  • 12 oz tomatillos chopped (about 1lb before husking)
  • 1 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1-14 oz chicken or vegetable broth
  • Salt to taste


  1. Saute chopped onion in olive oil in medium saucepan. Cook until onion is softened, about 5 minutes on medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for another two minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Place all of the remaining ingredients in a blender, or use a hand immersion blender, and blend until smooth.
  3. Use in recipes calling for green enchilada sauce.

Recipe Notes

-Leftovers may be frozen.

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  1. This sounds sooo good. And Honey Lime Enchiladas, I think I am going to have to make these with some kind of vegetarian filling. It is my new quest.