Super Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

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Super Cheese Enchiladas

emily lathlean

By
@mleln

My family loves this recipe "as is", but you can add a lb. or so of browned ground beef or turkey,shredded cooked pork, chicken or beef if you want to.


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Serves:

6 (2 enchiladas each)

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
large curd cottage cheese
1/2 lb
monterey jack cheese, grated
11/4 c
green onions, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1/2 c
grated monterey jack cheese
1 medium
onion, chopped
24 oz
tomato sauce
2 1/2 Tbsp
chili powder
3/4 tsp
dry oregano
3/4 tsp
salt
1 c
coarsley shredded cheddar cheese
12
corn (or flour) tortillas

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine the cottage cheese, the 1/2 lb. Monterey Jack cheese, and the green onions. Set aside.
2
In lg. skillet, saute chopped onion in 1 tbs. of the oil. Add the 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, tomato sauce, and seasonings. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes.
3
Lightly fry tortillas in remaining oil. (You can use another skillet, or put sauce in bowl and wipe out the skillet you used). Drain tortillas o paper towels on a paper plate. Fill with the cheese mixture, fold over, and place in 9x13 inch baking dish. (Or similar size). Pour warm enchilada sauce over top. Cover with the shredded Cheddar cheese. Bake for 15 minutes. Can be made ahead and refrigerated before baking. Just increase baking time til hot and bubbly, (about twice the baking time).