Awesome Spinach Cheese Enchiladas ( Wednesday Weekly recipe post)

Awesome Spinach Cheese Enchiladas

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The Stuff you will need:

  • 2 TB butter
  • 2-1/2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 packages frozen chopped spinach , thawed, drained and squeezed dry
  • 1 C cream cheese whipped
  • 3/4 C sour cream
  • 1 C shredded Monterey Jack cheese combined with
  • 1 C shredded Cheddar or Pepper jack
  • 12 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  • 2 + C home-made enchilada sauce (recipe on; the
  • 1/2 C sliced green onions ( garnish)
What to do with the Stuff:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat
  • Add garlic and onion; cook for a few minutes until fragrant
  • Stir in spinach, saute for5-7 min
  • Remove from the heat
  • Mix in cream cheese, sour cream, and 1 cup of shredded cheese blend, set aside
  • Dip tortillas in enchilada sauce, and heat In a skillet over medium heat
  • One at a time until flexible, about 10-15 seconds each side
  • Spoon a bit of enchilada sauce on bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish
  • Spoon about 1/4 cup of the spinach cheese mixture onto the center of each tortilla
  • Roll up, and place seam side down in baking dish
  • Spoon remaining enchilada sauce over the top, and sprinkle with the remaining cup of cheese mixture.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until sauce is bubbling, and cheese is lightly browned at the edges.
  • Top with chopped green onions
  • Serve with chopped lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, and sour cream as condiments

Quick, Easy, Home-made Enchilada sauce

Easy, Home-Made Enchilada Sauce

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Stuff you will need for 2 cups of homemade sauce:

  • 1/4 C butter
  • 2 TBS flour
  • 3 TBS chili powder
  • 1 C  tomato sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1+ C veggie stock (or water)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 TBS garlic powder
  • 1 TBS onion powder
  • 2 TBS brown sugar
  • salt, pepper, cayenne to taste

What to do with the stuff :

  • Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat
  • Stir flour, garlic, and chili powder
  • Stir until smooth
  • Stir in tomato sauce
  • Add veggie stock, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and brown sugar, salt, pepper, and cayenne
  • Reduce heat to low, cook until thickened, about 10-12 minutes.