Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce

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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

How to Make Cheese Enchiladas with Red Chili Sauce

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.

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