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Queretaro Enchiladas

Queretaro Enchiladas
20 min
35 min
16 servings, 1 enchilada per serving
  • Enchiladas in a cream sauce are popular in Queretaro, Mexico. This version is filled with beans and chicken and topped with a spicy cream sauce and queso fresco.
Key Ingredients


Make It

Step 1
Place dried chiles in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Boil for 15 minutes or until chiles are soft. Reserve water.
Step 2
Place chiles, 1 cup reserved chile water, ½ cup onion, evaporated milk, media crema, garlic and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
Step 3
Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add sauce; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until heated through.
Step 4
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Step 5
Dip tortillas in sauce one by one. Place them on a separate plate and fill with 2 tablespoons shredded chicken and 1 tablespoon beans. Fold in half; place in 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken and beans. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas. Sprinkle with cheese.
Step 6
Bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Step 7
Top each serving with lettuce and remaining ½ cup onion.

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