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Our favorite enchiladas recipes - 28 recipes

Have your own fiesta at home with enchiladas. This baked dish originating in Mexico consists of corn tortillas assembled with any number of fillings. Scour what you have on hands and stuff your enchiladas with chicken, steak, ground beef, vegetables, seafood, cheese, or any mixture or combination of your choice. Enchiladas can be made from scratch or with leftover meat and vegetables. Not sure what to do with the leftover steak from the other night? Here’s you chance! Top your enchiladas with a red, green or mole sauce and a hearty helping of cheese. Who doesn’t like anything smothered in cheese? 

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Three Cheese Baguette

You'll drool over this 3 cheese, bacon-wrapped baguette.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • Blue cheese
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Mozarella
  • 1 baguette
  • Sun-dried tomatoes
  • Bacon

METHOD

  1. Cut your cheeses into thin slices
  2. Slice baguette down the middle (like a sandwich)
  3. Layer cheddar, blue, and mozarella cheese inside the bread
  4. Top with sun-dried tomatoes
  5. Close baguette and wrap with bacon strips
  6. Put in oven and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees
  7. Slice and serve!

Top rated Enchiladas recipes

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A healthier alternative to the typical enchilada

  • 2 1/2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (Healthy alternative: Low-fat sour cream)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 packages Fiesta sides Spanish rice
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of green chile enchilada sauce
  • Tapatio
  • Mexican blend cheese (Healthy alternative: Low-fat cheese)
4.6/5 (31 Votes)

Watch the video and get the recipe for these delicious single-serving snacks, here!

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This tasty chicken enchilada skillet is the perfect weeknight dinner!

  • 3 boneless - skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper - to taste
  • 6 corn tortillas - cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 1 1/4 cup red enchilada sauce
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 avocado - halved - seeded - peeled & diced
  • 1/4 cup tortila strips
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
4.7/5 (16 Votes)

Hmmm tasty tasty min pizzas! Watch the full video and recipe here!

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These enchiladas are QUICK, EASY, and FLAVORFUL

  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 1/4 c taco seasoning mix
  • 1 1/2 can(s) red enchilada sauce
  • 2-3 c mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1 can(s) diced green chiles (optional)
  • 1 pkg corn or flour tortillas
4.2/5 (40 Votes)

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In a large stockpot, add chicken stock and heat over medium heat

  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 3 skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers minced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 large onion
  • diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans
  • rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • shredded
  • 1 cup pepperjack cheese
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips
4.8/5 (20 Votes)

Who wants cheesy, delicious quesadillas for dinner?

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Preheat oven to 375 F Boil the two chicken breasts in chicken broth with a jalapeno cut in half and garlic

  • corn tortillas
  • two chicken breasts
  • 1 jalapeno
  • garlic
  • black beans
  • zucchini
  • rotel (canned tomatoes with green chiles)
  • grated cheese
  • chicken broth
  • homemade or store bought enchilada sauce (i just used store bought)
4/5 (21 Votes)

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Cook chicken in one inch water seasoned with garlic, salt and pepper for 1 hour at 350 degrees

  • 1 Can cream of chicken
  • 1 can (7oz) whole Ortega chiles
  • 1 block Monterrey cheese
  • 4 boneless chicken breast
  • 12 flour tortillas
4.1/5 (12 Votes)

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jeff taught me this recipe when we first met 6 years ago

  • INGREDIENTS:
  • 12 pack flour tortillas
  • 2 cans red enchilada sauce
  • 1 can black olives
  • 2 bags shredded mexican blend cheese
3.8/5 (18 Votes)

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Brown and drain beef. saute onion, garlic, chili powder & cumin

  • 1/2 lb grd. beef
  • 1 onion
  • 1 Cl. garlic
  • 1 t chili powder
  • 1/2 t cumin
  • 1/2 C corn
  • 15 oz. blk beans
  • 1 can green chilis
  • 1 C ff sour cream
  • 1/4 C ff cottage cheese
  • 1/4 t garlic powder
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 can enchillada sauce
  • 1/2 C ff shredded cheddar
4.3/5 (4 Votes)

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Casserole

  • 2 cans White Chunk Chicken
  • 1 can Milnot
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken
  • 1 cup Picante Sause
  • Doritos plain or nacho
4.2/5 (5 Votes)

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brown ground beef then drain add 1 can of olives and 1 can of chilies add 1 can of sauce mix well

  • 2 cans of chopped olives
  • 2 cans of chopped green chilies
  • 2 large cans of red enchilada sauce
  • 3 lbs of ground beef
  • 1 lg bag of shredded cheese
  • 1 package of flour tortillas
4.2/5 (6 Votes)

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