The Art of Mexican Food - Enchiladas

The versatile enchilada is thought to have evolved from Papadzules (papak-tsuls), a traditional Mayan dish. The Mayan people of Southern Mexico filled corn tortillas with special ingredients and then covered them with tomato sauce. Meaning “food of the nobles” Papadzules were reserved for special occasions and royalty. Likewise, serving enchiladas can transform your family's evening meal into a celebration.

How to make Enchiladas

Step #1:

Prepare filling and tortillas. Pre-fry corn tortillas and dip into enchilada sauce to soften and season.

Step #2:

Fold flap over filling, bring edges in.

Step #3:

Cover enchiladas with enchilada sauce. Garnish with cheese, olives, and/or green onions.

Step #4:

Bake uncovered for 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees until hot and bubbly.

Step #5:

Serve and top with additional garnishes if desired.

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