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Make Ahead Enchilada Casserole

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Monterey jack cheese --
  • Shredded
  • 1 c Cheddar cheese, lowfat --
  • Shredded
  • 1 Onion -- chopped
  • 1/2 c Sour cream
  • 2 tb Fresh parsley -- optional
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 15 oz Tomato sauce
  • 2/3 c Water
  • 1/3 c Green peppers -- chopped
  • 1 tb Chili powder
  • 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 1/4 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 Garlic clove -- minced
  • 8 Flour tortillas
  • 1/4 c Cheddar cheese, lowfat --
  • Shredded


1. Mix Monterey cheese, 1 cup cheddar cheese, onion, sour cream, parsley,
salt and pepper. Set aside. 2. Combine the tomato sauce, water, green
pepper, chili powder, oregano, cumin and garlic and heat to boiling,
stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Pour
into a 9-inch ungreased pie pan. 3. Dip each tortilla into sauce to coat
both sides. Spoon about 1/4 cup cheese mixture onto each tortilla. Roll
tortilla around filling. Arrange the rolled tortillas in a 13 x 7 inch
baking dish. 4. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup
cheddar cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes, or
until hot and bubbling. 5. Garnish with sour cream and sliced black olives.

Note: After sprinkling with cheese, you may cover and refrigerate for up to
24 hours. Bake uncovered in 350-degree oven for 35 minutes.

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