New Mexico Stacked Cheese Enchiladas

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

Melted cheese and mild chilli sauce all baked together with the earthy flavours of corn, accented by nuggets of pungent olives, nippy spring onions and cool soured cream.

Enchiladas - sauce-coated corn tortillas, usually baked with cheese or meat - are more common in New Mexico stacked, rather than rolled as is traditional in old Mexico. Any sort of filling may be used - meat, seafood, cheese - and the sauce can be red or green, based either on the mild red chilli or the tart green