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    The 25 BEST Enchilada Recipes

    Love Mexican cuisine? Then spice up your weekly dinner rotation with some delicious Enchilada Recipes!

    Who doesn’t love the combination of melty cheese, creamy sauces, with some delicious fillings? If you’re looking for new dinner ideas that are easy on your time and budget, look no further.

    Here you’ll find a variety of delicious enchilada recipes – each one to make your dinners as tasty as possible!

    So grab your favorite spices, these enchilada recipes are sure to please all!

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    Enchilada Recipes:

    1. Breakfast Enchiladas

    Start your day with the delicious flavors of Breakfast Enchiladas. Sausage, eggs, and cheese infused with Mexican flavors spice up this wonderful breakfast casserole.

    Enjoy with fruit salad and warm, buttery rolls for a special brunch!

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    2. Green Chicken Enchiladas

    Make your weeknight dinner really interesting with Green Chicken Enchiladas.

    This hearty meal is made with green chilis, salsa verde, Monterey jack cheese and chicken. A perfect and delicious use for leftover rotisserie chicken!

    No need to go to the Mexican Restaurant with this enchilada recipe on hand!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    3. Ground Beef Enchiladas

    Ground Beef Enchiladas are super easy to make, and a real kid pleaser. All you need is perfectly seasoned ground beef, shredded cheese, tortillas, and enchilada sauce to whip up this yummy meal!

    Prep ahead and you’ll have dinner on the table in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ iwashyoudry

    4. Chicken Enchiladas

    Enchiladas are always a fun and crowd-pleasing meal. These Tex-Mex inspired Chicken Enchiladas are hearty, delicious and amazingly easy to make.

    Use your favorite flour or corn tortillas for a warm and yummy meal. Another family favorite that is easy to prep and freeze.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    5. Shredded Beef Enchiladas

    Shredded Beef Enchiladas are a delectable Mexican treat! Loaded with shredded beef, homemade sauce and cheese, they’re one of our favorite enchilada recipes.

    Cooking the beef in a slow cooker makes it tender and easily shredded.

    Get the Recipe @ tastesbetterfromscratch

    6. Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas

    For all veggie lovers, Vegetarian Black Bean Enchiladas are a cozy, cheesy, and filling dish. It’s full of yummy flavor and would taste great served with rice and optional garnishes.

    Even your meat loving friends will agree that this dish is delicious!

    Get the Recipe @ oliveandmango

    7. Red and Green Enchiladas

    Red and Green Enchiladas are a flavor delight with two kinds of sauces.

    Loaded with shredded chicken, cheese, and fresh salsa, the stuffed tortillas are then covered with either green or red sauce. If you have a favorite, take your pick!

    Don’t forget your favorite toppings!

    Get the Recipe @ laurenslatest

    8. Enchiladas Rojas (Red Enchiladas)

    Yet another glorious recipe is these Enchiladas Rojas, or Red Enchiladas. This flavorful and traditional dish is super easy to make. And the wonderful homemade sauce can be made a few days in advance.

    Enchilada night, anyone?

    Get the Recipe @ muydelish

    9. Stacked Enchiladas (New Mexico Style)

    Stacked Enchiladas are an American-Mexican favorite that are also very easy to make.

    Corn tortillas are dipped in enchilada sauce and layered with various fillings and cheese. Top with a fried egg after cooking.

    Serve with refried beans and red rice.

    Get the Recipe @ maricruzavalos

    10. White Chicken Enchiladas

    For a change of pace, try these White Chicken Enchiladas. The buttery, cheese infused white sauce is the ultimate in comfort food.

    This splendid dish is creamy, filling and ready in just 30 minutes. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    11. Carnitas Enchiladas

    Carnitas Enchiladas are a magical combination of tender shredded pork and enchiladas. They are super easy to make and you can vary them to your tastes.

    Homemade sauce or store bought, corn or flour tortillas – you pick!

    A great dish for anything from a week night dinner to a Cinco De Mayo party!

    Get the Recipe @ theroastedroot

    12. Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

    Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas, a Mexican delicacy, is the perfect blend of sweet and savory. It’s super easy to make and tastes absolutely divine with sweet and spicy flavors.

    What can we say but, “WOW”!

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlwhoateeverything

    13. Enchiladas Suizas

    Make this famous Mexican dish, Enchiladas Suizas, and impress everyone! Corn tortillas stuffed with shredded chicken are smothered in a creamy green sauce and topped with cheese.

    An irresistible dish that is simple to make, but party ready, it will become one of your top enchilada recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ maricruzavalos

    14. Shrimp Enchiladas

    Upgrade your enchiladas to fantastic with this Shrimp Enchiladas recipe. The succulent shrimp in a creamy homemade sauce is a super easy to make, and a delicious meal.

    The perfect seafood dish for a special meal with friends and family!

    Get the Recipe @ julieseatsandtreats

    15. Steak Enchiladas

    If you love steak, then Streak Enchiladas are perfect for you. This quick and easy recipe is jammed packed with thinly sliced steak, onions and black beans in flour tortillas.

    Topped with enchilada sauce and cheese, it’s incredibly delicious! A perfect meal for a busy week night, or when friends drop by.

    Get the Recipe @ sugarsaltmagic

    16. Easy Skillet Chicken Tinga Enchiladas

    Easy Skillet Chicken Tinga Enchiladas is a combination of two favorite Mexican dishes: classic tacos and baked enchiladas.

    A delicious mix of ground chicken, smoky chipotle peppers, enchilada sauce and cheese, it’s a must-try recipe for all Mexican food lovers.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    17. Farmers Market Veggie Enchiladas

    Another delicious vegetarian recipe is Farmers Market Veggie Enchiladas. They are made with sauce, fresh veggies according to the season, black beans, and cheese.

    Use flour tortillas, or corn if you’re gluten-free. A great way to use up your summer garden veggies.

    Get the Recipe @ feastingathome

    18. Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

    Making Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas in a skillet is a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table fast!

    They are super easy to make and the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce give it a wonderful spicy flavor.

    Don’t forget cilantro, sour cream and your other favorite toppings!

    Get the Recipe @ howsweeteats

    19. Zucchini Enchilada Roll Ups

    Looking for a low-carb and gluten-free options for dinner? Zucchini Enchilada Roll-Ups use thinly sliced zucchini slices instead of tortillas.

    Stuff with delicious enchilada mix, cover in sauce and cheese, then bake. These are so delicious that everyone will love them!

    Get the Recipe @ closetcooking

    20. Mole Chicken Enchiladas

    Mole Chick Enchiladas are made with a rich, dark, and thick mole sauce that is incredibly tasty!

    This simple recipe uses rotisserie chicken and a quick method mole sauce to have the dish on the table in 30 minutes.

    Top with avocado, cilantro and a dash of queso fresco for a fantastic dish.

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    21. Ground Turkey Black Bean Enchiladas

    Ground Turkey Black Bean Enchiladas are a healthy and protein rich version of enchiladas. This yummy recipe is a breeze to make, and is a delicious comfort food.

    Don’t tell them this enchilada recipe dish is good for them!

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    22.  Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken Enchilada Skillet 

    Yet another stellar skillet recipe is Cheesy Rotisserie Chicken Enchiladas. This quick and simple recipe uses rotisserie chicken and one skillet to make it the fastest enchiladas ever.

    10 minutes to prep and a mere 20 minutes to cook! Nothing could be quicker on a hectic week night.

    Get the Recipe @ skinrotissnytaste

    23. Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchiladas

    Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchilada is an exceptional vegetarian dish. Super flavorful, satisfying, and simple to make, this recipe is freezer friendly too.

    Even your meat eaters will love this delicious dish!

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    24. Lazy Girl Chicken Quinoa Enchiladas

    This amazing recipe gets it start in a rice cooker! Lazy Girl Chicken Quinoa Enchiladas is a perfect blend of chicken, quinoa, black beans, tortillas and cheese.

    The rice cooker cooks the filling, you roll up the tortillas, add sauce, cheese and bake. What could be easier?

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    25. One Skillet Street Corn Chicken Enchilada Bake

    One Skillet Street Corn Enchilada Bake is actually a combination of 3 favorite Mexican dishes. Add flavorful enchiladas, fajitas, and street corn dip together in one skillet and you get an amazing meal.

    This enchilada recipe dish will satisfy everyone’s Mexican cravings!

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    If you are looking for a delicious Mexican dinner that the whole family can enjoy, then any of these enchilada recipes are sure to hit the spot.

    Whether you’re craving something classic and traditional, or something more adventurous, there is an enchilada out there for everyone.

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    25 BEST Enchilada Recipes

    This collection of easy and delicious Enchilada Recipes will bring great Mexican flavors to your kitchen, and they're easy enough for any weeknight!


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