29 Enchilada Recipes That ARE the Whole Enchilada
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29 Enchilada Recipes That ARE the Whole Enchilada

Enchiladas are always a terrific choice, whether you’re trying to cure a hangover, simply looking for a tasty alternative to tacos or, if you’re a San Francisco Giants fan, rallying behind your team in the postseason. These 29 tasty enchilada recipes rock no matter how you roll (or stack, or make a casserole out of) ’em. Go ahead and wash them down with a margarita to make a totally winning meal.

1. Avocado Black Bean Enchiladas: These green enchiladas are almost too pretty to eat, but the seasoned black bean and avocado filling is simply irresistible. (via Creme de la Crumb)

2. Cheese Enchilada Salad With Creamy Cilantro Dressing: The addition of a couple cheese enchiladas drizzled with an amazing herbal dressing is one surefire way to boost up a boring ol’ bowl of lettuce! (via My California Kitchen)

3. Beer Braised Chicken Enchiladas With Beer Mole: Beer and enchiladas always make an excellent pairing, so it totally makes sense that beer in them works just as well. Using a stout with chocolatey notes enhances the mole’s flavor big time! (via The Beeroness)

4. Chicken Enchilada Pizza: Bookmark this recipe for your next pizza night — it’ll be on the table in less time than it takes to get delivery to your doorstep. (via Gimme Some Oven)

5. No-Bake Vegetarian Enchiladas: These colorful enchiladas are sure to amaze and delight; we love that (besides the carrot sofrito) they’re no-bake. (via Beard and Bonnet)

6. Potato, Poblano and Chard Enchiladas With Raw and Roasted Salsa Verde: Poblanos and homemade salsa verde add some punch to these perfect-for-winter enchiladas. You’ll find yourself with a half bunch of leftover chard, but don’t worry, we have you covered with a few more recipes that’ll use it up. (via Katie at the Kitchen Door)

7. Frenchiladas: Who doesn’t love a good fusion? Crepes plus enchiladas equals these chipotle-spiced chicken and cheese “Frenchiladas.” (via The Lifestyle Directory)

8. Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Enchiladas: The cheesy corn filling inside of these enchiladas is at once sweet, savory and spicy — your tastebuds will thank you after each bite. (via Girl Versus Dough)

9. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup: Talk about fuss-free. Enjoy this tasty slow cooker soup that packs in all the flavors of your favorite enchiladas, no rolling required. (via Cooking Classy)

10. Fresh Fruit Enchiladas: These delicious fruit-filled enchiladas are a great alternative to fruit salad for breakfast or dessert. (via How Sweet Eats)

11. Skinny Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Enchiladas: Stuffed with seasoned beans and scrambled egg whites, and enhanced by a couple yolks and cheese, this is a healthy, practically hands-off way to serve up huevos rancheros for a crowd. (via Ambitious Kitchen)

12. 30-minute Enchilada Skillet Lasagna: Simply fold together a creamy, homemade enchilada sauce with sautéed veggies, beans, herbs and whole wheat pasta, and you’ll be enjoying a dish of this comforting skillet casserole in no time at all. (via Veggie and the Beast)

13. Chorizo and Hatch Chile Skillet Enchilada: Chorizo and hatch chiles spice up this easy, layered take on the usual rolled enchilada. (via Life Ambrosia)

14. Quick Enchilada Nachos: Throw together these nachos to snack on during the next big game! (via The Housewife in Training)

15. Apple Enchiladas: Fans of apple pie will love this twist made with flour tortillas, a sweet sugar syrup and crunchy walnuts. And, yes, it’s terrific served a la mode. (via Yummy Addiction)

16. Sweet Potato, Red Bean + Kale Enchiladas: Oh boy, topped with a bright combo of smoky sweet pepper sauce and a coriander chimichurri, it’s clear that these are no ordinary enchiladas! (via Veggie Num Num)

17. Make Ahead Beef Enchiladas: The tender shredded beef filling couldn’t be easier to make: simply set it and forget it in your slow cooker until it’s fork-tender. (via Canadian Living)

18. Veggie Enchiladas (Vegan, Gluten-free): No tortillas were harmed in the making of these almost-paleo enchiladas. Instead of the usual wraps, reach for a few zucchini instead! (via Peachy Palate)

19. Classic Chicken Enchiladas: The homemade sauce mixed in with shredded, poached chicken and poured over these enchiladas is not to be missed. And guess what? It’s incredibly easy to make! (via Cooking for Keeps)

20. Quinoa Enchilada Casserole: Plan on going back for seconds of this enchilada casserole packed with a ton of flavor and whole grain goodness. (via Damn Delicious)

21. Cheesy Sweet and Sour Pomegranate Thai Chicken Enchiladas: Pomegranate juice is the secret behind creating a sweet-sour sauce for these unique enchiladas that are sure to disappear in a flash. (via Half Baked Harvest)

22. Chicken Enchiladas With Three Peppers: Do you like to spice things up in the kitchen? If so, this peppery recipe is for you! (via Adventures in Cooking)

23. Roasted Hatch Chile + Chicken Enchiladas: Greek yogurt pulls double duty in the sauce for these chicken and cheese-filled rollups, both tempering the heat of hatch chiles and lending it a lovely bit of creaminess. (via Jason and Shawnda)

24. Enchiladas Zacatecanas: Shredded pork and a roasted poblano-cilantro sauce work oh-so-well together in these tasty enchiladas. (via Girl Carnivore)

25. Shrimp Enchiladas Verde: Looking for a little seafood action? This recipe has you covered. (via Eat, Live, Run)

26. Creamy Poblano Enchiladas: Whether you choose chicken or cauliflower as the filling, these creamy enchiladas will surely please. (via Feasting at Home)

27. Mexico Red Chile Enchiladas: A quick dip in hot oil is the trick for softening tortillas before rolling up these traditional, Oaxacan-style enchiladas. (via Saveur)

28. Chicken Enchiladas With Pumpkin Cream Sauce: These savory pumpkin enchiladas are a terrific way to celebrate fall and use up that last half cup of leftover pumpkin puree in the fridge. (via Cheeky Kitchen)

29. Stacked Enchilada Pie (Vegan): Be prepared, you’ll need a whole lotta ingredients for this casserole, but it’s a beyond-compare way to celebrate Cinco vegan-style! (via Keepin’ It Kind)

What’s your favorite way to enjoy enchiladas? Share your favorite fillings (and more!) with us below.