Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Easy Enchiladas (with home made sauce)

Easy enchilada sauce

2 Tablespoon Oil
2 Tablespoon all purpose flour
2 Tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 8 ounce can tomato sauce
2 cups water

heat oil in large 2 quart sauce pan. Stir in flour and chili powder.
Cook for one minute. add remaining ingredients. bring to a boil and
simmer for 10 minutes.

Easy enchilada's : preheat oven to 350 F

ingredients of your choice : shredded Mexican blend, or cheddar, or
Monterey jack; grilled onions (YUMMY!), grilled bell peppers, olives,
cooked meat of your choice...

Prepare corn tortilla's by softening them. The traditional way is to
fry them in hot oil for a couple of seconds. heating them in the
microwave will also soften them but the taste is slightly different.

place a small amount of sauce on the bottom of the pan before placing
the enchiladas.

insert the ingredients of your choice and then roll. Place in a 9x13
(or smaller pans separating out each family members choices). place
in the pans seam side down. Cover with enchilada sauce and sprinkle
with cheese. heat in the oven for 20 minutes for just until the
cheese is melted and bubbly.