Excellent Enchiladas!

Excellent Enchiladas

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These enchiladas are a great recipe for children to help with! They are packed full of nutritious foods and flavour and something that the whole family can enjoy!
Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 Enchiladas


  • 1 bunch Corriander
  • 1 Brown Onion
  • 1 Capsicum (any colour)
  • 3/4 cup Light sour cream
  • 1 tin Tinned, chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Lime (cut into wedges to serve)
  • 1.5 Cup Finely grated cheddar
  • 1/2 tin Mixed, cooked mexican bean mix (rinsed and drained)
  • 150 g Cooked rice
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 8 Soft tortilla wraps
  • 200 g Meat (we are using chicken for this recipe but you can adapt it or use a veggie/vegan protein also)
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tsp Mexican spices
  • 2 cloves garlic (or crushed equivalent)
  • 1 Pinch Chilli flakes (optional or you can use fresh)


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a large, shallow baking dish
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat
  • Fry chicken in 1/2 the spices for approx 10 mins or until cooked
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and add the onions and cook for until softened
  • Stir in the tomatoes and simmer. Add the rest of the spices and allow flavours to combine
  • Prepare rice as per packet instructions
  • Roughly chop half the coriander and stir into bean mixture with rice. Season.
  • Warm tortillas as per packet instructions
  • Lay one on a board and fill with 1/8 rice and bean mixture (in a sausage shape in the middle)
  • Add 1/8 of the chicken in sauce mixture
  • Roll up (as shown in picture) to enclose filling and place into dish - seal down.
  • Repeat another 7 times until all the mixture is used up and you have made 8 enchiladas
  • Pour over remaining tomatoes and sprinkle over cheese
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese melts and is golden
  • Top with sour cream and remaining coriander, and serve with lime wedges
  • Enjoy and devour this amazing feast! Don't forget to tag your creations on our socials!
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Keyword children, easy, Enchilada, flavour, meat, mexican, oven, Spices

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