4-Ingredient Red & Green Enchiladas

4-Ingredient Red & Green Enchiladas
Although I generally steer clear of canned red enchilada sauce because most brands taste awful, I recently found a store brand that was at least edible. And since I had some beef taquitos in my freezer, I used a can of red sauce and a can of green sauce to make 4-Ingredient Red and Green Enchiladas, and surprisingly got rave reviews from the Official Hancock tasters. Since frozen taquitos and flautas are already dipped in oil and rolled, the main work of enchiladas is already done. All that is necessary is sauce and cheese. You can use mild, medium, or hot sauce according to your personal tastes, and chicken, beef or cheese flautas or taquitos.
These yummy enchiladas can be put together in about 10 minutes; they take 30 minutes to cook. So, a spicy, good dinner is ready in less than an hour. These enchiladas are perfect for a busy weeknight, and they will be requested over and over. Make sure you use the taquitos wrapped in corn tortillas, since the flautas and taquitos wrapped in flour tortillas tend to go soggy.

6 Servings

1 10 oz. can red enchilada sauce, I use medium hot
1 10 oz. can green enchilada sauce, (I use medium hot)

2 cups Mexican blend cheese, divided
12 frozen beef, chicken or cheese taquitos (sometimes called flautas), make sure they are corn tortillas, not flour.

sour cream
Pico de Gallo

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Pour a couple tablespoons of the red and green enchilada sauce over the bottom of an 11" x 7" shallow baking dish; sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  3. Lay the taquitos in a single layer over the cheese.
  4. Pour the sauces over and swirl them (do not mix).
  5. Cover with the remaining cheese.
  6. Bake about 30 minutes or until bubbly.
  7. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and pico de gallo.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 416 Calories from Fat 210
Percent Total Calories From:
Fat 50% Protein 30% Carb. 19%

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 23 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 1232 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 31 g

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 1%

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