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Enchiladas Recipe

This Enchiladas Recipe is made of the best parts of Mexican food. All rolled up into one delicious cheese covered masterpiece.
Course dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Enchiladas Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 enchiladas

Ingredients

Homemade Taco Seasoning

  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp salt

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

  • 2 cup chicken cooked shredded
  • 1 red onion
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 tbsp homemade taco seasoning
  • 1 pack corn tortillas
  • 3 cups of shredded cheese
  • 1 can green enchiladas sauce

Beef Enchiladas Recipe

  • ½ lb ground hamburger meat
  • 1 red onion
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ bunch of cilantro
  • 1 tbsp homemade taco seasoning
  • 1 pack corn tortillas
  • 3 cups of shredded cheese
  • 1 can red enchiladas sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 

  2. Chop up one medium sized red onion.

  3. Place half in skillet and cook until almost translucent.

  4. Then add a cup of water, ½ a bunch of cilantro, meat, and seasonings. Reduce liquid. Remove from heat drain and let cool.

  5. Gather a 9x13 baking pan and fill the bottom of the pan with enchilada sauce.

  6. Warm tortillas in order to fold them. 5-10 seconds in the microwave should do. 

  7. Fill the tortillas one by one with meat, cheese, one tablespoon enchiladas sauce and fold. (how to fold, start with placing the filling in the middle of the tortilla and fold the two sides in just over the meat then roll the tortilla up tight)

  8. Once the pan is filled, cover generously with sauce. Cover with cheese and topping if desired.

  9. Cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes at 400.

  10. Remove from oven and let cool for 15 mins.

  11. Serve with rice, beans, salsa or chips and enjoy!