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Green Chile Enchilada Sauce

Per Serving

Green Chile Enchilada Sauce

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Calories 50
Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 20 mg
Potassium 170 mg
Protein 1 g
Phosphorus 40 mg
Choices: Fat 1
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes


1 1/2 cups chopped roasted green chile peppers
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup low-sodium chicken stock
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup whole-wheat flour


  1. In a large skillet, combine the chiles, garlic, and chicken stock and bring to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Gradually stir in the flour, creating a thick paste. Stir until smooth. Remove from the heat.
  3. Gradually stir the flour paste into the chile mixture in the skillet. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes on medium, whisking until smooth and thick. Serve immediately or let the sauce cool to room temperature. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Recipe adapted from Tex-Mex Diabetes Cooking: More Than 125 Authentic Southwestern Favorites by Kelley Cleary Coffeen, PhD. Available June 2018.


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