Keto Enchilada Sauce – Low Carb & Mildly Spicy (2g Net Carbs)

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Our Low Carb Enchilada Sauce is far higher in fat than supermarket sauces, perfect as an ingredient for keto dishes, and much tastier.

Keto Enchilada Sauce being poured from a saucepan into a glass jar
Keto Enchilada Sauce

This low-carb enchilada sauce is mildly spicy but easily made hotter by adding additional cayenne or fresh chilies.

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This keto enchilada sauce recipe makes approximately 14oz/400g of Low Carb Enchilada Sauce, or 8 servings. 1 serving is 1/4 cup which has 2.5g net carbs.

Keto Enchilada Sauce Ingredients

  • 3 ounces (1/3 cup) of Salted Butter
  • 3 teaspoons of Cumin, ground
  • 2 teaspoons of Dried Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons of Coriander, ground
  • 2 teaspoons of Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of Cayenne, ground
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of Erythritol
  • 12 ounces of Tomato Puree – the tomato puree (also called passata) that we use contains only tomatoes and salt.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Pepper

How To Make Homemade Keto Enchilada Sauce

Keto Enchilada Sauce in a glass swing top jar on a wooden table surround by whole ingredients
How to make Keto Enchilada Sauce
  1. Place the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add all ingredients except the tomato puree and saute for 3 minutes, or until fragrant.
  3. Add the tomato puree and stir well.
  4. Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes to infuse the spices. Add a little water if you like your sauce to be thinner and adjust the seasoning to your taste.
  5. Use straight away or pour into a heatproof jar and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Make this Keto Enchilada Sauce to go with our Low Carb Pork Carnitas or any other recipe where you’d prefer a little extra flavor.

Keto Enchilada Sauce being poured from a saucepan into a glass jar

Keto Enchilada Sauce – Low Carb & Mildly Spicy

Our Low Carb Enchilada Sauce is much higher in fat than supermarket sauces, and much tastier. It is a mild sauce, perfect for children, and easily made hotter by adding additional Cayenne or fresh chilies.
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Course: Condiments, Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Cooling: 30 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Salted Butter
  • 3 teaspoons Cumin ground
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander ground
  • 2 teaspoons Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper ground
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Erythritol
  • 12 ounces Tomato Puree also called Passata
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper ground

Instructions

  • Place the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add all ingredients except the tomato puree and saute for 3 minutes, or until fragrant.
  • Add the tomato puree and stir well.
  • Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes to infuse the spices. Add a little water if you like your sauce to be thinner and adjust the seasoning to your taste.
  • Use straight away or cool for 30 minutes before pouring into a heatproof jar and storing in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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Notes

Nutrition

Serving: 55g | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 227mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 497IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg
Keto Enchilada Sauce in a glass swing top jar
Keto Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Carbs In Enchilada Sauce

The lowest carb count of any standard enchilada sauce that we found at the supermarket is 6.6g of carbs per 100g and many had sugar added so it depends on which brand you buy.

Shop-bought enchilada sauce ingredients include modified corn starch, as well as sugar, soybean oil, hydrolyzed soy protein, and corn protein. Our Keto Enchilada Sauce contains none of it.

How To Store Keto Enchilada Sauce

Store Keto Enchilada Sauce in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, or freeze for up to 3 months.

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If you want to make a larger batch of this Low Carb Keto Enchilada Sauce recipe adjust the serving amounts above.

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8 thoughts on “Keto Enchilada Sauce – Low Carb & Mildly Spicy (2g Net Carbs)”

  1. This was excellent. I think I like it even better than the regular chili gravy I used to make when I wasn’t eating keto. Bookmarked to make again!

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