Paleo-Friendly Meals: Enchilada Sauce

I love condiments. They have saved many a dish and helped me to get through tired meals. One can really only eat chicken so much, so here’s a fab Paleo-friendly recipe for flavorful enchilada sauce. It goes deliciously with my taco chicken!

DSCN0161You can actually make this enchilada sauce in advance and refrigerate for up to a week, or portion it out and keep the rest in the freezer. Let’s get to it:
004Gather your ingredients: Bacon fat (or your lard of choice), tomato sauce (one without all the nasty fillers in it), chicken stock, onion, garlic, cumin, chili powder, oregano, and salt.
005 Melt the fat in a large saucepan over medium heat. 006Add the onions and garlic and saute until soft and translucent.
007Toss in the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Crank up the heat and bring to a boil.
008Once boiling, turn the heat to medium-low and simmer until thick enough to coat a spoon.
009Delicious. Enjoy this quick and easy Paleo-friendly recipe! Aloha!


Paleo-Friendly Meals: Enchilada Sauce

Per Serving 322 calories

Fat 18 g

Carbs 34 g

Protein 12 g



  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat or lard of choice
  • 1 cup finely diced onions
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • salt to taste


  1. Warm the fat in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic. Cook until translucent.
  3. Toss in everything but the salt. Turn heat to high and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until thick enough to coat a spoon.
  5. Salt to taste.

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