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Sonora Style Enchiladas

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Ingredients
  Monterey jack cheese 6 Ounce, chilled
  Monterey jack cheese 6 Ounce, well chilled
  Mild cheddar cheese 6 Ounce
  Mild cheddar cheese 6 Ounce, well chilled
  Pitted black olives 6 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Pitted black olives 1 Can (10 oz), drained, to approximately weigh 6 ounce
  Green onions 6 Ounce (10 In Number)
  Enchilada sauce 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Or 1 Can Of 10 Ounces)
  Sauce 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Corn tortillas 12
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
2. With a shredder or the shredding disc of a food processor, shred the Monterey Jack and Cheddar. Mix together and keep aside.
3. With a knife or the slicing disc of a food processor, slice the olives
4. With a knife or the metal blade of a food processor, mince the green onions fine.
5. Take a large baking dish and butter or grease it.
6. Arrange stacks using 6 tortillas in 2 stacks or 4 tortillas in 3 stacks.
7. Divide the filling ingredients into separate portions so that each layer will have roughly the same amount of filling.

MAKING
8. Take a shallow dish and pour the enchilada and tomato sauces on it.
9. Place a frying pan on medium heat and heat 1/2-inch oil.
10. Fry the tortillas until just softened, taking care not to make them crisp or they will not roll.
11. Place the tortillas on kitchen towels to dry, and sip them in the sauce.
12. Place the tortillas on the baking dish and layer them first with the cheeses, then the olives and finally, the green onions. Repeat the frying, saucing and layering processes till all tortillas are stacked.
13. End the stacking with a tortilla topped with about 1 ounce cheese, 1/2 ounce green onions and a sprinkling of olives.
14. In the oven, bake uncovered for 10 minutes, until hot.

SERVING
15. Serve hot, the 4-tortilla stacks cut in half and the 6-tortilla stacks cut in quarters.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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