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DIY : Enchiladas

 It's Friday and I think it calls for a FIESTA!  Today I want to share with you my DIY enchiladas.  As you know, I am a non-cooking, non-dancing Latina.  Seeing me in the kitchen is like spotting the Chupacabra.  But every once in a while I try to help out.  I have been making these enchiladas for a while because they are EASY!  Here's what you need:
  • 1 can of beans ( I like black)
  • 1 (10 oz.) of enchilada sauce ( to put in mixture)
  • 1 big (can to top over enchis) 
  • 1 (7 oz.) can of green chiles
  • 1 can of corn, if you like corn or skip it!
  • 2 cups of cheese for the mixture and have some more on hand (about 1 cup to top them off)
  • 1 small can of olives (to top and if you like olives or to include in mixture)
  • un poquito of sour cream (a tablespoon or more to give your mixture a little creamy vibe) 
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • salt maybe 1/2 a teaspoon
Another reason I like to make these is because you can add what you want and use whatever you have in your pantry.  I love to add scallions and garlic, chopped jalapeños and cilantro to my mixture and it rocks.

As you can see once you have the mixture all you have to do is roll them up into a nice oven proof tray(mine is pyrex).
                          
Put them in the oven for about 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees and take them out once you see the salsita and queso bubbling.  ¡LISTAS!  (ready en español!)

14 comments

Everything Coastal said...

Hi!
These look like the perfect thing for a Friday night. Thought of your last Sunday at the Alameda Flea market. You would have had such a great time! Maybe in August or September you can wander up and we can go?

Have a great weekend!
Caron

Gina said...

Wow, these look so good! Thanks for sharing :)

I hope you have a great Friday!

xo, gina

Maya @ Completely Coastal said...

I have to revisit this post (love the recipe..., and never done before) when I'm back home!

Have a wonderful weekend!!

Ms. Givens said...

Cookbook worthy pictures!
Yum!
I just ordered 9 throw pillow covers on Etsy. 4.50 each. That is a life saver see as how the Boxer's have drooled on every throw pillow I own. Now I can repurpose my pillows and the covers will be washable. Made my day!

drollgirl said...

i LOVE enchiladas! i haven't made them in 4ever! i will try it your way!

MissBliss said...

Yummy! Great photos :) Enjoy the weekend...

Mickey (Michel) Johnson said...

fiesta is perfect for this. they sound yummy and look mouth wateringly good! thanks so much for sharing! peace and happiness to you! xo, mickey

Cez said...

omg!!! i have to visit you asap...miam miam
xxx

Fabiana said...

Great, simple recipe...yum!

ciao from Newport Beach

style odyssey said...

great idea. my nephew wants to have "mexican night" sunday, so i reckon i'll do up some enchiladas, sealaura-style!
xo

Desert Dreaming said...

For someone who states she doesn't do a lot of cooking, you sure could fool this Mexican, that looks awesome!!! I'm going to have to give it a try for sure!

Joni

Desire Empire said...

These look fantastic and I love the way you describe yourself with complete honestly. But these are not bad for a non-cook.

Cindy Whitehead said...

These look/sound amazing!! Loving your food posts - they are great!! Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Inka Smith said...

I will have to try these! They look delish.
Inka