El Chico Cheese Enchiladas

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Apr. 15, 2014

Who doesn't love a great cheese enchilada? This is a vegetarian sauce that you will love. Simple to make, you don't need to go out to enjoy this recipe for cheese enchiladas that taste just like El Chico Cheese Enchiladas.


Flour 2 Tablespoon
Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Paprika 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Corn tortillas 12
Water 1 Quart
Shredded american cheese 3/4 Pound
For heating tortillas
Oil 2 Tablespoon




1. Preheat oven to 350F.



2. In a pan, add oil and flour and cook stirring for about 1 minute. Add salt and stir to mix. Add in the paprika and the chili powder and mix, pour in the water, stir and cook until the mixture is thickened.

3. In a shallow pan, using oil, heat up the corn tortillas. Lightly coat the bottom of a casserole pan with sauce,  Fill each tortilla with cheese, roll up and place in the pan. Spread some more sauce all over the pan and cover with the remaining cheese. Bake at 350F for about 10 minutes.



4. Serve with your choice of beverage.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 609Calories from Fat 287

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 13 g65%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1479 mg61.63%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.3%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet