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Sizzling Southwestern Enchiladas with a Zesty Twist


About the Dish:

Enchiladas are a popular Mexican dish made with tortillas that are filled, rolled, and covered with chili sauce. They are typically filled with a variety of ingredients such as meat, cheese, beans, or vegetables, and are then topped with more sauce and cheese before being baked until bubbly and golden. Enchiladas are a comforting and flavorful dish that can be customized to suit individual tastes.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 970mg
Total Carbohydrates 38g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g


Ingredient Quantity
Tortillas 8
Chicken 2 cups, cooked and shredded
Enchilada sauce 2 cups
Cheddar cheese 1 cup, shredded
Black beans 1 cup, rinsed and drained
Green onions 1/2 cup, chopped
Olives 1/2 cup, sliced

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, black beans, green onions, and olives.
  • Step 2: Warm the tortillas in the oven or microwave until pliable. Spoon a generous amount of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla and roll tightly. Place the rolled enchiladas seam side down in a greased baking dish.
  • Step 3: Pour the enchilada sauce over the rolled enchiladas, ensuring they are completely covered. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  • Step 4: Bake the enchiladas in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Step 5: Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with additional green onions and olives if desired. Enjoy!

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