Enfrijoladas Recipe

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Blanca Fernandez


I first had these at my in-laws house. I have to admit I thought they looked a little weird, but once I tasted them I was hooked.
These are very similar to Enchiladas except the sauce is made by using beans. They can be black beans, pinto or my favorite, Peruvian beans.

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corn tortillas
4 c
beans w/some of it's juice
1 clove
chiles de arbol
chipotle peppers
salt and pepper to taste


cooked chicken, chorizo, mashed potato or queso fresco


cilantro, fresh
chopped onion
queso fresco
sour cream

How to Make Enfrijoladas


  • 1Place beans, chiles,garlic, salt and pepper to taste in blender. Blend well. It will be a runny liquid. Rember your going to use is as a sauce just like you do with the enchiladas. Place in a deep dish or bowl
  • 2Heat a skillet and warm up the tortillas. Heat oil in a pan (enough to cover tortilla). Once the tortilla has been warmed on the skillet, place it in oil and turn it over quickly. Then take out of the oil and dip it into the bean sauce. Make sure to cover it well. Take out and place on plate. Add your filling and roll it. Repeat
  • 3Once you have enough to serve, top the enchiladas with a spoonful of bean sauce, top with onion,cilantro and queso fresco.


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About Enfrijoladas

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #beans, #tortillas

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