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Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce

Raven Higheagle


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 8
20 Min
25 Min


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

How to Make Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce


  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.

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