Enchiladas


Enchiladas
Enchiladas are tortillas (cornmeal pancakes), filled with a pre-cooked filling, then topped with grated cheese and browned in the oven.
15,8003.5/5 for 4 ratings
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Last modified on: May 8th 2019

For 10 Enchiladas, you will need:

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25 min.1 hour 16 min.1 hour 41 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
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Make the filling

Prepare 1 onion and slice or chop finely.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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Pour 5 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepn on high heat. When really hot, add the onion, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Add 350 g minced beef and 2 tablespoons chilli spices...

Stage 4 - 20 min.
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...stir and cook through.

Stage 5 - 30 min.
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When the meat is well cooked, add 250 g peeled tomatoes and leave to cook on low heat for 30 minutes.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Next, add 250 g tinned red kidney beans and cook for a further 5 minutes, then check the seasoning.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Take off the heat and add the leaves of 1 bunch coriander .

Stage 8 - 15 min.
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Assemble the enchiladas

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Lay a tortilla in front of you. Put a heaped tablespoonful of filling mixture on one side...

Stage 9
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...and roll up.

Fill all the tortillas like this, using up all the filling.

Stage 10
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Lay the filled tortillas as they are made in an oven-proof dish.

Stage 11
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Scatter grated cheese over (Cheddar here) and put in the oven...

Stage 12 - 20 min.
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...for about 20 minutes. Finish browning the top under the grill if necessary.

Remarks

For a hotter flavour, add a little Tabasco sauce or chilli to the filling mixture.

You can use another type of meat, such as chicken, instead of the minced beef,

Enchiladas freeze well before cooking, preferably kept separate. To do this, lay them out on a baking sheet to freeze. Once frozen, they can be packed into bags or boxes.

Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,539 Kcal or 14,817 Kj164 gr324 gr177 gr
177 %63 %31 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
239 Kcal or 1,001 Kj11 gr22 gr12 gr
12 %4 %2 %2 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
354 Kcal or 1,482 Kj16 gr32 gr18 gr
18 %6 %3 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Minced beefMinced beef: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Algerian brik rolls, Spaghetti Bolognese, Meatballs, Express chilli con carne, Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, ... All
Tinned red kidney beansTinned red kidney beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mexican tart, Express chilli con carne, African style chicken, Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas, Mexican salad, ... All
Peeled tomatoesPeeled tomatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sausages with baked beans, French style, Pissaladière with puff pastry, Rice à l'italienne, Tomato sauce for pizzas, Sausage rougail, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", Quick stuffed courgettes, Chard and potato gratin, Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms, Sausage buckwheat pancakes, ... All

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