Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe - Vegetarian Mexican Enchiladas

Enchiladas are the most favourite Mexican dish among all. Here is a lip smacking enchilada filled with spinach tossed along with Mexican Chilli cheese spread and then baked along with more cheese on top. This dish is a treat and will surely become a hit with your family.

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Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe - Vegetarian Mexican Enchiladas
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Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe is a simple recipe to make and tastes amazing. Tortillas are filled with a sauteed Spinach and Mexican Chilli cheese spread. This spread gives it that creaminess and the delicious taste of Mexican cuisine.

The secret why these Cheese Spinach Enchiladas stand apart is because of the special homemade spicy sauce. The sauce is flavoured with cumin powder and spiced with chili powder and tabasco sauce. 

Grated Britannia Cheezza is topped on the Spinach Enchilada and then baked till the cheese is melted and bubbling. 

They are a crowd favourite and everyone who tries them will come back for a second helping. They make a great meal for a comforting weekend dinner. For dinner parties you can make the sauce and filling ahead of time and keep it refrigerated. Simply assemble and bake and serve. 

Serve these Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe along with  Kiwi Basil Lemonade Recipe for dinner and Salted Caramel Ice Cream Recipe With Salted Roasted Almonds as a dessert for your next get together with friends and family.

Other Mexican Enchilada recipes that you can try are:

  1. Mexican Vegetarian Bean & Cheese Enchiladas Recipe
  2. Enchiladas Stuffed With Beans and Tartare Dip Recipe
  3. Breakfast Enchiladas With Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the spinach filling
  • 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 500 grams Spinach , chopped
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , grated
  • 2 tablespoons Britannia Cheese Spreadz - Mexican Chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the Spicy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 cups Homemade tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt , to taste
  • Other Ingredients
  • 4 Tortillas
  • 200 grams Britannia Cheezza
  • Spring Onion Greens , a few for garnish

How to make Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe - Vegetarian Mexican Enchiladas

  1. To begin making the Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe, we will first make the Spinach filling.

  2. Into a preheated pan add olive oil. Once the oil is hot add the garlic and saute for a few seconds.

  3. Once done add the spinach and saute until the spinach wilts. After the spinach has wilted sprinkle salt to taste, grated paneer and Britannia Cheese Spreadz - Mexican Chilli. Stir well to combine until the cheese melts.

  4. Turn off the heat and keep aside.

  5. Next we will make the Spicy Enchilada Sauce.

  6. Into a preheated pan add olive oil. Once the oil is hot add the garlic and onions and saute until the onions soften.

  7. Once the Onions have softened add the cumin powder, red chili powder, tabasco sauce, sugar and salt to taste.

  8. Give it a brisk boil for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Once the sauce has become thick and bubbly turn off the heat and keep aside.

  9. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. 

  10. Place the tortillas on a flat surface. Add a spoonful of the spinach filling into the tortillas. Then add a spoonful of britannia cheeza and roll into a cylinder.

  11. Arrange the rolled tortillas in a baking dish with the seam side down. Pour the spicy tomato sauce over the stuffed tortillas. Sprinkle the grated Britannia Cheezza evenly on the top.

  12. Place the Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe into the preheated oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the cheese has melted and is bubbling. 

  13. Once done remove Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe from the oven. Sprinkle spring onion greens on the top and serve.

  14. Serve these Cheesy Spinach Enchilada Recipe along with  Kiwi Basil Lemonade Recipe for dinner and Salted Caramel Ice Cream Recipe With Salted Roasted Almonds as a dessert for your next get together with friends and family.

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