Cheese enchiladas

Recipe Information

Cheese enchiladas is a delicious Mexican recipe usually served as a main dish. It requires about 20 minutes of prep time and about 30 minutes of cooking time for a combined total time of 50 minutes. The overall cooking skill level is considered easy. This recipe will yield 6 servings if prepared as directed.
Servings 6
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Cheese; Tortillas
Category Dairy; Rice & Grains
Meal Breakfast; Brunch; Lunch; Dinner; Snack
Type Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Cook Method Baking


  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • 1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas

  • 1 (3 ounce) package cheddar cheese, shredded, divided

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 (6 ounce) can sliced ripe olives

  • 1 (6 ounce) can sliced mushrooms


  • Preheat an oven to 350°F.

  • Combine the tomato sauce, tomato paste, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl.

  • Warm the tortillas in a microwave or oven, dip them in the tomato sauce mixture, and lay them in a 9x13 inch dish. Fill each tortilla with cheese, onion, olives, and mushrooms. Roll the filled tortillas into tubes. Repeat until the dish is full. Sprinkle cheese on top.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 275 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 3g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 15mg

  • Sodium: 739mg

  • Carbohydrate: 40g

  • Fiber: 9g

  • Protein: 9g