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The BEST homemade Cheese Enchiladas! Our favorite authentic cheese enchiladas are easy, fast and insanely delicious! | Tastes Better From Scratch
Cheese Enchiladas
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

The BEST homemade Cheese Enchiladas! Our favorite authentic cheese enchiladas are easy, fast and insanely delicious! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Unit: cup, ounce
Servings: 12
Calories: 275 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
  • 12-14 white corn tortillas
  • 5-6 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 20 ounces red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup cabbage , thinly shredded
  • 1 roma tomato , diced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese , for topping (optional)
  • sour cream , for topping
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Warm corn tortillas on a hot skillet for a few seconds in each side.  

  3. Pour 1/4 cup of the enchilada sauce into the bottom of a 9x13'' pan. Fill each corn tortilla with a handful of cheese (reserving about 1/2 cup for sprinkling over the top, at the end). 

  4. Roll tightly, and place seam side down in the pan. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the top. Top with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese.

  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Remove from oven and top with shredded cabbage, cotija cheese, tomatoes, and sour cream. 

  6. Serve with a side of Mexican Rice

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Serve with one of my favorite Mexican side dishes.

Nutrition Facts
Cheese Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 275 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 749mg 31%
Potassium 116mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 17%
Vitamin C 4.6%
Calcium 37.8%
Iron 5.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.