Roasted Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce (Green Enchilada Sauce)

It goes without saying that this Baked Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce (Green Enchilada Sauce) is far better than any store-bought canned food with such an added preservative. With a touch of jalapenos, the concentrated flavors of grilled tomatoes and pablanos, the slight smell of lime juice and all the incredible spices, this delicious homemade green enchilada sauce will transform anything you combine it with!

Roasted Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce (Green Enchilada Sauce)

Roasted Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce Green Enchilada Sauce
Roasted Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce Green Enchilada Sauce

Ingredients:
Roasted Salsa Verde (makes 1 ½ cups)
1 lb tomatillos about 8 -9
3 poblanos
2 jalapenos for extra spice
⅓ of large red onion
3 garlic cloves
Pinch of cumin
Handful of cilantro leaves and stems
1 lime
Salt to taste
Liquid
1 cup of leftover stock from Slow Roasted Carnitas Recipe OR
3/4 cup stock chicken or vegetable
2 tbsp lime juice
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp coriander
2 tbsp milk or replace it with extra stock if you want to keep it dairy-free
Roasted Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce
2 tbsp flour
1 tbsp oil or butter

Instructions:
Roasted Salsa Verde
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Roasted Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce
Place the oil or butter in a nonstick saucepan and heat over medium heat.
When it’s heated, add the flour and mix well to create a roux. Stir for a few minutes until the flour is cooked and forms a paste.
Add the stock (or the ingredients for the stock) into the saucepan and bring it to a simmer and let it thicken.
Stir in the salsa verde and heat through.
Add salt to taste (and extra stock if you need to thin it out).
source: theflavorbender.com

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