Enchiladas are a favorite comfort food in many households, and finding the perfect recipe can be a daunting task. From classic chicken enchiladas to birria enchiladas, there is something for everyone on this list. These recipes are easy to follow and can be adapted to fit your family’s specific tastes.

Chipotle Enchiladas

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Enjoy juicy chipotle enchiladas, generously filled with chicken and veggies, bathed in a creamy chipotle sauce bursting with bold, earthy flavors. Quick and easy, perfect for weeknight meal or Sunday supper! Get the recipe:  Chipotle Enchiladas.

Enchiladas Suizas Rojas

Red enchiladas suizas with melted cheese on top.
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This flavorful dish combines spicy, tangy red sauce with creamy, cheesy goodness. Fill corn tortillas with shredded chicken and cheese, drench them in a rich, creamy tomato sauce, top with cheese, and bake until bubbly. Get the recipe: Enchiladas Suizas Rojas.

Enchiladas Rojas

Enchiladas rojas on a plate with garnish.
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Dip tortillas in a red chili sauce, fill with shredded chicken, roll, and top with carrots, potatoes, queso fresco, and cream. Delight in the authentic taste of Aguascalientes, just like in Mexico! Get the recipe: Enchiladas Rojas.

Flat Enchiladas Sonorenses

Flat enchiladas sonorenses on a plate with garnish.
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Create a feast with Flat Enchiladas Sonorenses! Stack crispy corn tortillas, each layered with spicy enchilada sauce, green onions, and queso fresco. This traditional Mexican dish from Sonora brings perfect texture. Get the recipe:  Flat Enchiladas Sonorenses.

Enchiladas Suizas Verdes

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Add Enchiladas Suizas Verdes to your menu! Featuring plump chicken-filled tortillas, bathed in a creamy, slightly spicy suiza sauce made with tomatillos, onions, cilantro, green chiles, and Mexican crema. Get the recipe: Enchiladas Suizas Verdes.

Stacked Enchiladas

Stacked enchilads on a plate with egg and garnish on top.
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Craft a taste of New Mexico with these stacked enchiladas! Submerge tortillas in a gentle, spicy enchilada sauce, layer with beef and cheese, and top it off with a fried egg. Get the recipe:  Stacked Enchiladas.


Enmoladas recipe Mexican.
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Enmoladas are basically enchiladas made with mole sauce. They can be filled with shredded chicken or only with cheese and onion, then served with cream, cheese, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds. Get the recipe for Enmoladas.

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchilada on a skillet with garnish.
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Whip up a quick, delightful Easy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe in just 20 minutes. Layer tender shredded chicken, spinach, chipotle peppers, and cheese with jarred enchilada sauce. A flavorful weeknight winner! Get the recipe:  Chicken Enchiladas.

Birria Enchiladas

Birria enchiladas on a plate.
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Roll shredded beef birria leftovers into corn tortillas, drizzle with homemade enchilada sauce, sprinkle with melty cheese, and bake. The seasoned birria meat adds rich flavors, making it a delightful family favorite.  Get the recipe: Birria Enchiladas.

What to Serve With Enchiladas

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If you’re looking what to serve with your enchilada meal, look no further! From classic rice and beans, to refreshing salads and soups, this small collection show-off the best sides for enchiladas.

Maricruz Avalos Flores is a Mexican cook and photographer living in Italy where she shares authentic Mexican & Italian recipes that can be easily made at home using easy-to-find ingredients.

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