How To: Make easy Mexican enchiladas

Make easy Mexican enchiladas

Enchiladas are a Mexican staple that can be made with chicken, beef, or cheese. This easy recipe makes a tasty and satisfying meal.
You Will Need:
* 1 lb. boneless chicken or ground beef
* Vegetable oil
* A mixing bowl
* 1 1/2 c. enchilada sauce
* 1 c. grated cheddar and Monterey
* Jack cheeses
* 12 corn tortillas
* A rectangular baking dish
* 1 4-ounce can green chiles
* 2 c. sour cream, divided

Step 1: Brown the meat
Brown ground beef in a nonstick skillet, or cube the chicken and brown it in vegetable oil.

Step 2: Mix the filling
Drain the meat and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add half the enchilada sauce and half the cheese.

Add chiles and 1 cup sour cream if you're using these ingredients.

Step 3: Prepare the tortillas
Heat the tortillas in an oven or microwave.

Step 4: Fill the enchiladas
Spread enchilada sauce on the bottom of a rectangular baking dish. Spoon filling on the tortillas and roll them up.

Step 5: Bake
Top with the remaining enchilada sauce and cheese and bake for 15 to 20 minutes in a preheated, 350-degree oven.

Step 6: Serve
Top with sour cream to taste, if desired, and serve the enchiladas while they're hot.

Fact: The expression "the big enchilada" was popularized when advisors to Richard Nixon were heard using it on the Watergate tapes.

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