Made with an easy enchilada sauce, filled with savory melted cheese, and topped with chopped onions, these cheese enchiladas are sure to be a staple weeknight dinner. Great with Mexican rice and refried beans!These cheese enchiladas are certainly a crowd pleaser that even your most carnivorous friends will enjoy.
This recipe is made with our easy enchilada sauce, filled with melted Mexican blend cheese and topped with bright and tangy chopped onions and cilantro. Pair them with Mexican rice and refried beans or borracho beans for a filling and authentic Mexican dinner!
This cheese enchilada recipe has a special place in my heart. This is one of my mom’s staple dishes and she loves to cook it as much as I do. We have it at least every other week, and once you try it hopefully you will too.
- 1 1/4 cup easy enchilada sauce, divided
- 8 corn or flour tortillas (see notes if using flour tortillas)
- 2 1/2 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese, divided
- toppings: diced onions, chopped cilantro, sour cream, shredded lettuce