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Red Enchiladas with Queso Fresco

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
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Ingredients

8
dried guajillo peppers, seeded and deveined
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons white vinegar
Grapeseed oil, to taste
8
(5-inch) corn tortillas
2 1/2
cups queso fresco, crumbled
2
cups romaine lettuce, chopped
3
radishes, sliced
1/2
cup sour cream

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
442.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25.7g
40%
Saturated Fat
13.5g
68%
Cholesterol
67.6mg
22%
Sodium
910.9mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
36.6g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
9.2g
Protein
19.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
323%
323%
Calcium
53.60%
54%
Iron
10.20%
10%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Add cooked shredded chicken to give this family classic a different touch.

Directions

  • 1 Soak guajillo peppers in warm water for 30 minutes. Place in blender with 1 1/2 cups of the same water they were soaked in, salt and vinegar. Blend until you have a smooth sauce.
  • 2 In a large sauté pan over medium heat, add sauce and cook for 10 minutes. Stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  • 3 In a separate sauté pan, heat 1/2-inch oil over medium heat. Slowly dip tortillas, one at a time into the oil for approximately 30 seconds then into the enchilada sauce. Cover with sauce completely and transfer to a large plate. Fill tortilla with fresh cheese and roll. Place assembled enchilada on a serving platter. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  • 4 Serve enchiladas with lettuce, radishes, sour cream and remaining fresh cheese.

One recipe that is sure to be a hit without fail is the classic red enchiladas. Made with just a few ingredients, these tasty favorites can be filled with just about any protein or vegetable you wish. I kept it very simple and just filled them with fresh cheese, that’s all! It was just as delicious and satisfying as any complicated enchilada. It’s perfect for a Sunday brunch or a large family gathering.

Rate and Comment

Ericka Sanchez Ericka Sanchez
September 14, 2015

One recipe that is sure to be a hit without fail is the classic red enchiladas. Made with just a few ingredients, these tasty favorites can be filled with just about any protein or vegetable you wish. I kept it very simple and just filled them with fresh cheese, that’s all! It was just as delicious and satisfying as any complicated enchilada. It’s perfect for a Sunday brunch or a large family gathering.