Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

If you love cheese enchiladas then this is the recipe for you. What makes it great is you make the Red Chili Sauce yourself.


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Serves:

Serves 8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

9
dry ancho chilis
1 clove
garlic
2 c
water
1/8 tsp
salt
12
corn tortillas
2 c
monterey jack cheese
3/4 medium
onion, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Break the chilies into several pieces. Place in a saucepan and cover with water. Simmer for 5 minutes. Drain reserving 2 cups chili water.
3
Place in blender with garlic and chili water. Blend until smooth. return to saucepan and keep warm.
4
Dip tortilla into warm sauce for a few seconds to soften.
5
Spread 2 tablespoons grated cheese and 1 tablespoon onion down middle od tortilla. Roll the tortilla around the filling and place seam side down in 9x13-inch baking dish.
6
Repeat until all tortillas are filled and rolled.
7
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cover with remaining sauce and keep warm in a 225 degree oven until ready to serve.