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Enchiladas Recipe

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This recipe for Enchiladas, by , is from Godwin Family Reunion Cookbook 2007, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gretchen Godwin
Added: Sunday, January 7, 2007


Finely Grated Carrots (3)
Garlic (2 cloves)
Chicken Broth (4 cups)
Corn Starch
1 can Enchilada Sauce

Refried Beans
I can Whole Pinto Beans (or) Ground Beef (optional)
Sliced Onion
Sliced Green Pepper
Sliced Mushrooms

Corn Tortilla shells (24)
Grated Cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheese


In a separate pan, sautÚ the finely grated carrots (3) in a small amount of oil. Add two cloves of garlic and 1 tsp cumin. SautÚ until carrots are well cooked. Add four cups of chicken broth and bring to a boil. After boiling, reduce to simmer and add a preparation of two tbsp of corn starch that has been dissolved in 1/2 cup of water. Slowly stir this into the chicken broth mixture and continue to stir until the sauce thickens. Add one can of enchilada sauce.
In a separate pan add 1 can pinto beans and 1 can refried beans. Stir and heat.
In a separate pan sautÚ the onion until transparent and transfer it to a paper plate then sautÚ the green pepper and transfer to a paper plate. Then sautÚ the sliced mushrooms and transfer to a paper plate.
Now take each tortilla and slightly moisten each one with a small amount of water. Put six tortillas on a paper plate in the microwave for 30 seconds.
Pour about two cups sauce in the bottom of a 9x13 baking pan. Take one tortilla and line it with 1 tbsp beans, and a small amount of onions, pepper, mushroom and cheese. Roll the tortilla and place seam side down into the sauce. Continue above process until all 24 shells have been filled and placed in the sauce. Now pour the rest of the sauce over the entire dish and then top with more grated cheese and then top with salsa. Bake at 350║ for 30 minutes. Serve with extra salsa and sour cream on the side. Enjoy!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
about 30 minutes




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