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Three Cheese Enchiladas

This easy-to-prepare main dish meal has proven popular with dinner guests of all ages—and especially teenagers. You'll find the Southwest-style enchiladas are not too spicy, just pleasantly flavorful. —Gretchen Mellberg, Hawarden, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup picante sauce, divided
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 teaspoon crushed cumin
  • 8 flour tortillas (each 7-8 inches)
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Chopped tomato
  • Sliced ripe olives

Directions

  • Combine 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, 1 cup cheddar cheese, cream cheese, 1/4 cup picante sauce, the red pepper, onions and cumin; mix well. Spoon 1/4 cup cheese mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll and place, seam side down, in a 13x9-in. baking dish. Spoon remaining picante sauce evenly over enchiladas; cover with remaining cheeses.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until hot. Top with lettuce, tomato and ripe olives; serve with additional picante sauce if desired.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 709 calories, 39g fat (22g saturated fat), 106mg cholesterol, 1306mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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