Welcome to another mouthwatering blog post! Today, we are diving into the world of enchiladas – those delicious, flavor-packed Mexican delights that have captured the hearts (and taste buds) of food lovers everywhere.
Whether you're a fan of spicy, cheesy, or even vegetarian options, we've got you covered. So, grab your apron and get ready to explore the best enchilada recipes that will make your next meal a fiesta of flavors!
1. Chicken Enchilada
The Chicken Enchilada recipe is a family favorite that is quick and easy to make using an Instant Pot. The enchiladas are filled with shredded chicken, green chilies, and a flavorful enchilada sauce.
They are then rolled in tortillas, topped with cheese, and baked to perfection. The result is a delicious and satisfying Mexican dish that can be enjoyed with sour cream on the side.
2. Chicken Enchiladas
These green chile Chicken Enchiladas are a quick and easy family favorite. Made with shredded chicken, Colby jack cheese, green chiles, and sour cream, these enchiladas are perfectly spiced and packed with flavor.
They can be made in large quantities and are freezer friendly, making them a convenient option for busy families. Serve them with Mexican rice, homemade salsa, and tacos for a delicious Mexican dinner.
3. Cheese Enchiladas
These cheese enchiladas are a delicious and easy weeknight meal. Made with soft corn tortillas filled with shredded cheese and diced onions, they are topped with enchilada sauce and melted Mexican cheese.
The recipe is versatile, allowing for the addition of shredded chicken, beef, or pork for a heartier option. Served with optional toppings like fresh diced tomatoes, black olives, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, and fresh cilantro, these enchiladas are a cheesy delight.
4. White Chicken Enchiladas
White Chicken Enchiladas are a creamy and delicious twist on traditional enchiladas. Made with shredded chicken, Colby & Monterey jack cheese, sour cream, and diced green chilies, these enchiladas are packed with flavor.
The creamy sauce, made with butter, flour, chicken broth, and sour cream, adds a rich and velvety texture to the dish. Topped with melted cheese, these enchiladas are baked until golden brown and bubbly. Perfect for a quick and easy dinner, these White Chicken Enchiladas are sure to be a hit with the whole family.
5. Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Homemade Enchilada Sauce is a flavorful alternative to canned options. With a perfect blend of spices, it can be customized to your desired level of heat. This sauce is easy to make in just 15 minutes and can be doubled or tripled for larger batches.
It uses canned chicken broth and tomato sauce, but the combination of spices gives it a much better flavor than store-bought options. It can also be frozen for up to 3 months. Overall, this homemade enchilada sauce is a game-changer for enchilada recipes.
6. Green Enchilada Sauce
Green Enchilada Sauce is a flavorful and versatile sauce made with tomatillos, peppers, onion, and garlic. It can be easily customized to your desired level of spiciness and is perfect for enchiladas, tacos, nachos, and more.
The sauce can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or freezer for future use. Overall, it's a quick and delicious addition to any Mexican-inspired dish.
7. Beef Enchiladas
These beef enchiladas are a delicious and satisfying Mexican dish. Filled with crumbled beef, corn, beans, and melted cheese, they are a perfect comfort food option.
The enchiladas come together quickly and easily, making them ideal for a busy weeknight meal. The flavors are rich and hearty, and the leftovers are just as tasty the next day. Overall, these beef enchiladas are a must-try for any enchilada lover.
8. Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Chicken Enchilada Casserole is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that will quickly become a family favorite. Packed with layers of seasoned chicken, onions, flour tortillas, enchilada sauce, and cheddar cheese, this casserole is a flavorful twist on traditional enchiladas.
The combination of soft tortillas, bold Tex-Mex flavors, and melted cheese creates a satisfying and comforting meal. Serve it with rice and beans or a refreshing salad for a complete dinner. Whether enjoyed fresh out of the oven or as leftovers for lunch, this Chicken Enchilada Casserole is a filling and tasty option.
9. Authentic Beef Enchiladas
Authentic Beef Enchiladas are a delicious and flavorful dish that captures the essence of Mexican cuisine. Made with juicy ground beef, melty cheese, and a homemade Tex Mex Enchilada Sauce, these enchiladas are a true crowd-pleaser. The ground beef is seasoned with a homemade taco seasoning, adding an authentic touch to the dish.
The homemade enchilada sauce is rich and flavorful, perfectly complementing the beef and cheese filling. The corn tortillas are briefly fried to enhance their flavor and ensure they hold up well. Topped with extra shredded cheese and baked until melted, these enchiladas are a cheesy delight. Serve them warm and enjoy the authentic taste of Mexico.
10. Enchiladas Rojas
Enchiladas Rojas is an authentic Mexican dish that varies in preparation from home to home. This recipe is a personal version based on the chef's family tradition. It offers flexibility in choosing peppers for the sauce and filling options, such as shredded chicken or vegetables.
The suggested cheese options add a creamy and salty element to the dish. Overall, Enchiladas Rojas is a versatile and flavorful recipe that can be enjoyed for breakfast or brunch.
This enchilada recipe features a homemade enchilada sauce that is flavorful and easy to make. The filling includes shredded chicken, refried beans, white rice, and corn, all wrapped in your choice of flour or corn tortillas.
Topped with shredded cheese and baked to perfection, these enchiladas are delicious and satisfying. Serve with a variety of toppings such as sour cream, guacamole, and diced vegetables for a customizable meal. Whether you prefer flour or corn tortillas, this recipe is sure to please enchilada lovers.
12. Beef and Bean Enchiladas
Beef and Bean Enchiladas are a delicious and satisfying Mexican dish. The combination of ground beef, refried beans, and red enchilada sauce creates a flavorful and velvety texture. The addition of cheddar cheese adds a gooey and cheesy element.
This recipe is easy to make and allows you to stretch your meat while still enjoying a protein-packed meal. Perfect for those who enjoy the balance of animal and plant-based proteins.
13. Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas
Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas are a delicious and satisfying twist on traditional enchiladas. Made with flour tortillas, shredded chicken, Monterey Jack cheese, and a creamy white sauce, these enchiladas are flavorful and easy to make.
Perfect for a weeknight meal, they are a crowd-pleaser even for picky eaters. The creamy sauce brings all the ingredients together for a comforting and satisfying dish.
14. Easy Enchilada Sauce
This easy enchilada sauce recipe requires no cooking and is made with pantry staples. It can be prepared in less than 5 minutes and has a delicious taste. It is a versatile addition to various Mexican dishes and can be customized to suit individual preferences.
The recipe includes ingredients like olive oil, chicken stock, crushed tomatoes, and a blend of spices. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week or frozen for up to 3 months. Overall, this quick and easy blender enchilada sauce is a convenient meal prep essential.
15. Avocado Chicken Enchiladas
Avocado Chicken Enchiladas is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that combines creamy avocado sauce with shredded chicken and Mexican cheese. The combination of flavors is delightful and will leave your taste buds wanting more.
It's a perfect weeknight meal that can be prepared ahead of time and baked when ready. Pair it with refried beans, Mexican salsa rice, and some chips for a complete meal. This recipe is definitely a must-try for enchilada lovers.
16. Burrito Style Beef Enchiladas
Burrito Style Beef Enchiladas is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that combines the flavors of a burrito and enchilada. Made with ground beef, taco seasoning, refried beans, and flour tortillas, these enchiladas are topped with a creamy sauce made from cream of chicken soup, salsa, and milk. The dish is then baked with a generous amount of shredded cheese.
This recipe can be easily customized to suit individual preferences by adjusting the spiciness with the choice of salsa. Additionally, these enchiladas freeze well, making them a convenient option for small families. Overall, Burrito Style Beef Enchiladas is a crowd-pleasing recipe that will leave everyone asking for more.
17. Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Green Chili Chicken Enchilada Casserole is a flavorful and cheesy dish that is perfect for Mexican night. It is a quick and easy alternative to traditional enchiladas, with layers of tortillas, chicken, green chilis, and enchilada sauce.
The addition of extra cheese in the middle adds a delicious touch. This casserole can be customized with your favorite toppings like sour cream, salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, and jalapeños. It's a hit with the whole family and a great option for a hassle-free dinner.
18. Homemade Beef Enchiladas
Homemade Beef Enchiladas is a simple and quick recipe that delivers authentic Mexican flavors. The dish features corn tortillas filled with a flavorful mixture of ground beef, onion, chiles, and spices.
It is then smothered with a homemade red enchilada sauce and topped with melted cheese. This recipe is a delicious and satisfying option for those craving Mexican comfort food.
19. Red Enchilada Sauce
Red Enchilada Sauce is a Southwestern-style sauce that adds a delicious kick to any enchilada recipe. Made with a blend of seasonings like chili powder, cumin, garlic, and oregano, this sauce is rich in flavor and pairs perfectly with various enchilada fillings.
It's easy to make, taking only 5 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to simmer. The sauce is naturally mild but can be made spicier or smokier according to personal preference. It's a versatile sauce that can be customized and is far superior to canned options.
20. Shredded Chicken Enchiladas
Shredded Chicken Enchiladas are a delicious and satisfying dish. The shredded salsa chicken is wrapped in corn tortillas and topped with a combination of jack and cheddar cheeses.
The enchiladas are then smothered in a flavorful red enchilada sauce and baked to perfection. This recipe is easy to make and the result is a mouthwatering meal that is sure to please.
21. Dreamy Refried Bean Chicken Enchiladas
The Dreamy Refried Bean Chicken Enchiladas recipe is a comforting and satisfying dish that is perfect for feeding a family or a group of friends. The homemade enchilada sauce adds a delicious flavor to the dish, and the use of refried beans adds nutrition and creaminess.
The recipe is versatile and allows for customization with different ingredients. Overall, these enchiladas are a tasty and freezer-friendly option for any occasion.
22. Skillet Enchiladas
Skillet Enchiladas are a quick and flavorful meal that can be on the table in just 20 minutes. This easy enchilada recipe features ground beef, corn tortillas, enchilada sauce, and melty cheese.
The tortillas are pan-fried for added texture, and the dish can be customized with additional toppings and seasonings. It's a perfect option for busy weeknights and leftovers are just as delicious.
23. Sour Cream and Cheese Enchiladas
Sour Cream and Cheese Enchiladas are a delicious and cheesy Mexican dish. Soft flour tortillas are filled with a creamy mixture of sour cream and cheese, then topped with enchilada sauce. The flavors are rich and satisfying, making it a perfect main or side dish.
The recipe is easy to make and can be customized with additional ingredients like refried beans or shredded chicken. Serve with traditional Mexican sides like rice and salsa for a complete meal.
24. Beef & Bean Enchiladas
The Beef & Bean Enchiladas recipe is a hearty and flavorful dish made with seasoned ground beef, black refried beans, red enchilada sauce, and shredded cheddar cheese.
It is a family favorite that can be prepared in under an hour, making it a quick and easy dinner option. The addition of a little sauce and filling on the bottom of the baking dish ensures even cooking. Overall, these enchiladas are delicious and satisfying.
25. Shredded Beef Enchiladas
Shredded Beef Enchiladas are a delicious and flavorful dish made with tender shredded beef cooked in a homemade enchilada sauce. The beef is slow-cooked to perfection, resulting in a melt-in-your-mouth texture. The sauce is rich and well-balanced, with a hint of spice.
The enchiladas are then assembled with the beef and cheese, rolled up, and baked until bubbly. Whether you prefer flour or corn tortillas, these enchiladas are sure to satisfy your cravings. Serve them with your favorite garnishes like pico de gallo and sour cream for a complete and satisfying meal.
26. Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas
Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas are a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for Mexican food lovers. These enchiladas are filled with tender chicken, cream cheese, and spicy green chilis, then topped with enchilada sauce and melted cheese. The combination of flavors is cheesy, creamy, and satisfying.
Whether you prefer flour or corn tortillas, these enchiladas can be customized to your liking. Serve them with your favorite toppings like sour cream, salsa, and avocado for a complete meal. Overall, Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas are a crowd-pleasing option for enchilada lovers.
27. Mole Enchiladas
Mole Enchiladas are a delicious and authentic Mexican dish that features shredded chicken and cheese wrapped in corn tortillas, smothered in flavorful mole sauce, and baked to perfection. The combination of earthy sweetness and spice in the homemade mole sauce adds a unique and satisfying taste to these enchiladas.
They can be easily customized with different fillings, such as pork, beef, veggies, tofu, or shrimp. Topped with sour cream, avocado, cotija or queso fresco cheese, cilantro, and sliced radishes, these enchiladas are a true delight for enchilada lovers.
28. Bean and Cheese Enchiladas
Bean and Cheese Enchiladas are a delicious and filling vegetarian option for Mexican night. These enchiladas are made with black beans, green chiles, and plenty of cheese, all coated in a flavorful enchilada sauce.
They are easy to prepare and ready in just 20 minutes. The recipe is budget-friendly and the flavor is amazing. A great choice for a quick and satisfying dinner.
29. Beef Enchiladas with Cheese Sauce
Beef Enchiladas with Cheese Sauce is a crowd-pleasing recipe that combines a flavorful meat and cheese filling with corn tortillas and a creamy cheese sauce. The double cheesy goodness makes these enchiladas a decadent and satisfying dish.
Perfect for family dinners or gatherings, this recipe is sure to please even those who aren't typically fans of Mexican cuisine. The homemade cheese sauce adds a creamy and indulgent touch to the dish. Overall, Beef Enchiladas with Cheese Sauce is a delicious and satisfying option for enchilada lovers.
30. Red and Green Enchiladas
Red and Green Enchiladas are a delightful twist on the classic Mexican dish. Filled with shredded cheese, chicken, and salsa, these two-tone enchiladas offer a burst of flavor in every bite.
The combination of red and green sauce adds a visually appealing touch to the dish. Perfect for a weeknight meal, these enchiladas are simple to make and will quickly become a family favorite.
31. Easy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas
Easy Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas is a delicious and satisfying recipe that features flour tortillas filled with seasoned shredded chicken and topped with a creamy sour cream sauce.
Baked until cheesy and gooey, these enchiladas are a comforting and flavorful meal that the whole family will enjoy. Perfect for using up leftover chicken, this recipe is a great option for busy weeknights.