Green Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Green Enchilada Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Green Enchilada Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by damaya

Makes 8 servings



Yummy lo-cal, lo-fat enchilada sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Green Enchilada Sauce

1 pound tomatillos, peeled (paper skin) washed, halved
2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon olive oil
6 cloves garlic, smashed
1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon chili powder
6 Poblano peppers, roasted, peeled, seeded and chopped (can use Anaheim or Cubanelle)
3 cups water
3 teaspoons Chicken Bouillon
1 Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Green Enchilada Sauce

  1. In a medium sauce pan, place the olive oil, onions and garlic and cook until soft. Add the broth,tomatillos, cumin, chili powder and green chilies and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover, continue cooking until the tomatillos are soft. Cool until room temperature. At this point, you may refrigerate sauce for later or freeze. When ready, process sauce until smooth in a blender or food processor.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
56
Calories from Fat
13
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.5g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
28mg
1%
Potassium
342mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
10.5g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
1.9g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 153%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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