Make ahead enchilada casserole

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Monterey jack cheese --
\N \N Shredded
1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
1 \N Onion -- chopped
½ cup Sour cream
2 tablespoons Fresh parsley -- optional
¼ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
15 ounces Tomato sauce
⅔ cup Water
⅓ cup Green peppers -- chopped
1 tablespoon Chili powder
½ teaspoon Oregano
¼ teaspoon Ground cumin
1 \N Garlic clove -- minced
8 \N Flour tortillas
¼ cup Cheddar cheese, shredded

1. Mix Monterey cheese, 1 cup cheddar cheese, onion, sour cream, parsley, salt and pepper. Set aside.

2. Combine the tomato sauce, water, green pepper, chili powder, oregano, cumin and garlic and heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.

Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Pour into a 9-inch ungreased pie pan.

3. Dip each tortilla into sauce to coat both sides. Spoon about ¼ cup cheese mixture onto each tortilla. Roll tortilla around filling.

Arrange the rolled tortillas in a 13 x 7 inch baking dish.

4. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas. Sprinkle with ¼ cup cheddar cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbling.

5. Garnish with sour cream and sliced black olives.

Note: After sprinkling with cheese, you may cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Bake uncovered in 350-degree oven for 35 minutes.

Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill

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