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Enchilada Recipes

Keep your family happy and full with these deliciously easy enchiladas. Find authentic recipes for chicken enchiladas, beef enchiladas, or the classic cheese.

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Green Chicken Enchilada

Rating: 4.43 stars
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Very easy to make! Chicken and Monterey Jack Cheese filled flour tortillas topped with green enchilada sauce. I make Mexican Rice to serve on the side.

Beef Enchiladas with Spicy Red Sauce

Rating: 4.56 stars
131
Ground beef enchiladas in flour tortillas topped with spicy red sauce, cheese and fresh cilantro. So flavorful! Takes time and effort, but well worth it! Serve with Mexican rice and beans for a complete Mexican meal.

Bountiful Garden Zucchini Enchiladas

Rating: 4.48 stars
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These vegetarian enchiladas are easy to make, delicious and very filling. They are also very accommodating to modifications. I frequently add mushrooms and other vegetables.

Spinach Enchiladas

Rating: 4.34 stars
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If you like spinach and Mexican food, you'll love these easy vegetarian enchiladas made with ricotta cheese and spinach.

Black Bean and Rice Enchiladas

Rating: 4.63 stars
102
These vegetarian black bean and rice enchiladas are just as satisfying as those served in restaurants.

Poblano Chile Enchiladas a la Gringa

Rating: 4.55 stars
249
Prepare for your taste buds to jump for joy!

Potato and Bean Enchiladas

Rating: 4.31 stars
134
A great vegetarian main dish that can be spiced up with the addition of jalapenos to either or both sauce and filling.
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Seafood Enchiladas

Rating: 4.35 stars
418
These crab and shrimp stuffed enchiladas taste like the ones served at a popular Mexican restaurant in my area. My husband just loves them. After sprinkling the cheese over the enchiladas before baking, you can also garnish with tomatoes, cilantro, olive slices, or whatever other garnish you enjoy.

Enchiladas Verdes

Rating: 4.65 stars
163
I learned this recipe from an amazing cook from Puebla. I've been perfecting it for over 15 years and realized that it was time to share it when my foodie friends tried to drink the sauce out of the saucepan. I use the roasted or baked chicken from the grocery store. I did it once only to save time, but found that they are tastier. Be conservative with the cream and the cheese. Do not use sour cream!

3 Cheese Enchiladas

Rating: 4.02 stars
39
My grandma gave me this recipe.

Chicken Enchiladas I

Rating: 4.47 stars
2144
This is a quick and easy recipe. Good for quick suppers.

Spinach and Chicken Enchiladas

Rating: 4.62 stars
46
If you like spinach and Mexican food, you'll love these easy chicken enchiladas made with ricotta cheese and spinach.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Best Beef Enchiladas

Rating: Unrated
313
"I enjoy making enchiladas for dinner, but didn't have a good beef recipe...until now! I made my own taco seasoning. So good!" – TROUZER

Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile

Rating: Unrated
21
"Chicken- and cheese-filled corn tortillas baked under a creamy sauce infused with hot green chiles. Adjust the amount of chopped chiles to suit your taste!" – aaronspool

Enchanted Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Rating: 4.16 stars
157

A delicious New Mexican enchilada that we had every year for our Christmas Eve dinner. Serve 2 to 3 enchiladas on a plate and surround with lettuce and tomatoes. Top with your choice of guacamole or sour cream or both.