Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada sauces are obviously commonly found on the Mexican dish of enchiladas. Use the right sauce recipe to give your enchilada that mouth-watering flavor you crave.

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How to Make Enchilada Sauce

Learn how to make this enchilada sauce to add the finishing touches to a delicious Mexican dinner.

Pulled Pork Enchiladas

Better Homes and Gardens

Easy Tostadas

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Our Best Enchilada Recipes

Get instant access to our best chicken and beef enchiladas, enchilada sauce, enchilada casseroles, and more.

Cheese Enchiladas

Ladies' Home Journal

For a fun dinner that kids like--and that's easy to prepare--fill these meatless enchiladas with a Mexican cheese and slather in red chile sauce.

Chicken Enchilada Pasta

Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Family Circle

This sensational enchilada casserole combines tortillas, beans, cheese, and taco-seasoned chicken. Take this main-dish recipe to your next potluck or Mexican-themed dinner party.

Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

Family Circle

This hot and spicy Mexican dinner recipe can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Tortilla Scramble with Fresh Salsa

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 35 mins

Three Bean Enchiladas

Better Homes and Gardens

Using canned beans makes this low-fat recipe for enchiladas a snap to prepare. We chose kidney, garbanzo, pinto, and navy beans, but you can use any combination of beans that you like.

Quick Beef Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

Fine Cooking Magazine

An easy, homemade salsa verde adds a tangy kick to these hearty enchiladas.

Total: 30 mins

Four Bean Enchiladas

Better Homes and Gardens

Use canned beans to make this dish in a snap. We chose kidney, garbanzo, pinto, and navy beans, but you can use any combination of beans that you like.

Pork Posole

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Roasted Vegetable Enchiladas

EatingWell

Filled with bell peppers, pinto beans, mushrooms and onions, these colorful enchiladas can be mostly made ahead--perfect for entertaining. Pass some crumbled queso fresco, chopped fresh cilantro and diced avocado at the table.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Bean-and-Beef Enchilada Casserole

Plan ahead by browning the meat and layering this enchilada casserole a day before for a jump on entertaining or an easy weeknight meal. Simply take it out of the fridge and bake!

How to Make Chicken Enchiladas

If you've shied away from learning how to make chicken enchiladas, you're not alone. While tacos and even burritos seem fairly manageable, enchiladas can be intimidating, from the filling to the sauce to the bubbling melted cheese. Rise above your fear! Enchiladas are surprisingly easy to make--even a cooking newbie can pull off this Mexican meal.

How to Make Enchiladas

Enchiladas have been around in one form or another since the pre-Columbian times. In fact, it seems that people were figuring out how to make enchiladas almost as long as there have been tortillas. The ancient Aztecs made enchilada dishes consisting of a fried tortilla topped with salsa and cheese, covered by another tortilla and topped off with a fried egg. Though these dishes existed for centuries, the term "enchilada" (which literally means "chili filled") wasn't coined until the 19th century, and the original dish has been all but completely transformed since its early days.

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