Wednesday June 19th 2019

Southwest Red Enchiladas

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Recipe: Southwest Red Enchiladas

Summary: This Enchilada Recipe is Great With a Fried egg on top and grated lettuce on the side.


  • 10 dried red New Mexico chiles
  • 1 dozen fresh corn tortillas
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Grated raw onion (optional)


  1. Place prepared chiles in blender; run at high speed.
  2. Add spices.
  3. Strain mixture through sieve or strainer and place in frying pan.
  4. Add oil to sauce and water if needed.
  5. Cook 15 minutes over medium heat.
  6. Fry tortillas just slightly in hot oil and drain on paper towels.
  7. Dip tortillas in sauce.
  8. Fill with cheese and grated onions, if desired.
  9. Place rolled tortillas in 1 1/2-quart shallow baking dish.
  10. Pour over remaining sauce and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  11. Bake at 350° approximately 20 minutes.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 35 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Southwest Red Enchiladas, 3.7 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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