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This easy homemade enchiladas recipe is one of Mike’s favorite recipes! It’s in the top 3! It’s on page 216 in our Dining On A Dime Cookbook.

If you need a meal that is quick and easy to prepare this is one of my go to recipes! Of course you can make it easier by using Mexican cheese and just sprinkle some onion and garlic powder inside and it’s even quicker.

You can mix and match this recipe any way you want also. Just put some shredded leftover chicken in for chicken enchiladas or add green peppers, cilantro anything you would like for you taste.  Easy and adaptable for every family!

This easy homemade enchiladas recipe is one of our family's favorite recipes! This quick and easy meal is one of my go to recipes and it's easily adaptable!

Easy Homemade Enchiladas Recipe

6-8 tortillas, warmed
1 cup Cheddar cheese
1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
1/2 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 can of enchilada sauce or homemade (see below)

Heat oven to 350º. Mix Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, onion and garlic. Place enchilada sauce in a bowl. Dip 1 tortilla into sauce. Place in greased 9×9 inch pan. Spoon about 1/4 cup cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up and tuck in ends; place seam sides down. Repeat with the rest of tortillas. Top with remaining enchilada sauce and sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top. Bake covered until cheese is melted and bubbly (about 40 minutes). Serves 4.

Enchilada Sauce

1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
1 Tbsp. chili powder
5 Tbsp. green pepper, chopped (optional)
1 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. salt (more to taste)
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. cumin
Combine all ingredients in saucepan, mixing well. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Makes 2 cups.


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