Texas Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

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Texas Cheese Enchiladas
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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch glass casserole dish.
  3. Combine the minced onions and jalapenos.
  4. Pour both cans of enchilada sauce into a 2 quart sauce pan, bring to a boil, immediately reduce heat, stir and simmer for 2 minutes Remove from heat.
  5. Add 1/2 cup of heated sauce to the bottom of the casserole dish and spread evenly. Save remaining sauce.
  6. In a large skillet, over the Med-High setting, heat corn oil. When the oil is hot add 3 corn tortillas at a time, sizzling approx 5 seconds turn with tongs and heat an additional 3 to 5 seconds (or until soft - do not allow them to get crisp). Use paper towels to drain the heated tortillas and layer 6 of them over the sauce in the dish.
  7. Add a third of the minced onions and jalapenos followed by a third of the cubed and shredded cheeses and lightly salt. Pour another 1/2 cup of sauce over cheese. Repeat layers twice, ending with all remaining cheese, onion/jalapeno mix, cheese, sauce and salt.
  8. Bake uncovered at 350 F for 20 mins or until cheese is melted and bubbly -do not allow to brown. Remove from oven and allow to rest 5 minutes.
  9. Cut into squares and serve with cold beer, Mexican rice, beans, sour cream or cornbread.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 344.08 Kcal (1441 kJ)
Calories from fat 231.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.72g 40%
Cholesterol 46.57mg 16%
Sodium 343.24mg 14%
Potassium 93.17mg 2%
Total Carbs 16.66g 6%
Sugars 0.61g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.18g 9%
Protein 13.57g 27%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 26%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 367.6mg 37%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 264 Kcal (1105 kJ)
Calories from fat 177.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.74g 40%
Cholesterol 35.73mg 16%
Sodium 263.36mg 14%
Potassium 71.48mg 2%
Total Carbs 12.78g 6%
Sugars 0.47g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.67g 9%
Protein 10.41g 27%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 5%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 26%
Iron 0.2mg 2%
Calcium 282mg 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.6
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

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