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Five-Ingredient Enchilada Pie

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil, plus 2 cups
2
cups enchilada sauce
24
corn tortillas
4
cups mix of shredded Mexican cheeses
1/4
black olives, sliced

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

If you're not a fan of olives, you can always replace with chopped onions.

Enchilada pie is one of the best dishes my tía Rosie used to make for me. She has been one of the biggest culinary influences in my life, and when I was a young girl she was always super patient with me in the kitchen. Whenever my tía Rosie made enchilada pie, it was always a special event for me because I enjoyed every step of the recipe. And now I have my own version! As I like to experiment in the kitchen, I've changed the original recipe a bit over the years. The version I'm presenting to you here includes extra cheese, chile, onions and olives. This is comfort food at its best!

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350º F.
  • 2 In a large frying pan over a low flame, add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • 3 Heat 2 cups of vegetable oil in a small frying pan over medium-low heat.
  • 4 Add the enchilada sauce to the large frying pan.
  • 5 Add one corn tortilla at a time to the small frying pan and fry them.
  • 6 Once the tortilla is somewhat hard, remove from the pan and spread the enchilada sauce over it.
  • 7 Place the tortilla in a 15 x 10 inch casserole dish.
  • 8 Layer the bottom with 6 fried tortillas with sauce.
  • 9 Top that layer with 1 cup of cheese, and 1 tablespoon of sliced olives.
  • 10 Repeat the process 3 times with 6 tortillas, 1 cup of cheese, and 1 tablespoon sliced olives.
  • 11 Bake for 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Remove from the oven and serve.

Enchilada pie is one of the best dishes my tía Rosie used to make for me. She has been one of the biggest culinary influences in my life, and when I was a young girl she was always super patient with me in the kitchen. Whenever my tía Rosie made enchilada pie, it was always a special event for me because I enjoyed every step of the recipe. And now I have my own version! As I like to experiment in the kitchen, I've changed the original recipe a bit over the years. The version I'm presenting to you here includes extra cheese, chile, onions and olives. This is comfort food at its best!

Rate and Comment

Nicole Presley Nicole Presley
September 23, 2015

Enchilada pie is one of the best dishes my tía Rosie used to make for me. She has been one of the biggest culinary influences in my life, and when I was a young girl she was always super patient with me in the kitchen. Whenever my tía Rosie made enchilada pie, it was always a special event for me because I enjoyed every step of the recipe. And now I have my own version! As I like to experiment in the kitchen, I've changed the original recipe a bit over the years. The version I'm presenting to you here includes extra cheese, chile, onions and olives. This is comfort food at its best!