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Green Chile Enchiladas

December 8, 2023  Happy Chef Avatar
Green Chile Enchiladas

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Enchiladas are classic Mexican food that use a delicious homemade sauce and soft, flavorful tortillas. Loaded with green chilies, cheese, and other tasty ingredients, green chile enchiladas is a dish sure to please the most discerning palate. Preparing a green chili enchilada dish takes some time; however, the reward is a scrumptious and savory meal that’s sure to have everyone coming back for more.

The preparation for this dish is a bit involved, as the green chile enchilada needs to be cooked and assembled, but this recipe has a few clever tricks that make it a breeze to prepare. All in all, it takes about an hour to make, including simmering time. To make the most flavorful green chili enchiladas, you’ll need the following ingredients:

-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1 onion, diced
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-1/2 teaspoon cumin
-1/4 teaspoon oregano
-1/4 teaspoon chili powder
-2-4 tablespoons chopped green chilis
-2 cups shredded Cheddar or Jack cheese
-Salt and pepper, to taste
-10-15 corn tortillas
-1-2 cups enchilada sauce

The enchilada sauce can either be homemade or purchased from the store, whichever is more convenient. Now that you have the necessary ingredients, here’s what you need to do to make this delicious dish.

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2: Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until soft.

Step 3: Add the garlic, cumin, oregano, and chili powder; continue to stir for about a minute, until the spices are fragrant.

Step 4: Add the chopped green chilis and stir briefly.

Step 5: Remove the mixture from the heat and add the shredded cheese. Stir until the cheese is melted and the mixture is combined.

Step 6: Lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 7: Take a corn tortilla and fill with a generous amount of the green chili and cheese mixture. Roll up the tortilla and place it in the baking dish. Continue with the remaining tortillas.

Step 8: When all of the enchiladas are rolled, spread the enchilada sauce over the top of them. Top with shredded cheese and any any extra diced green chiles, if desired.

Step 9: Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the edges are golden brown.

Step 10: Serve the green chili enchiladas with your favorite toppings and sides. Enjoy!

These green chili enchiladas make for a delicious and savory meal. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner after a long day, or an impressive dish to impress your friends and family, this dish hits the mark. Preparing this dish may take some time, but it’s worth the effort for a truly delicious meal.

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