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Queso Fresco Enchiladas

Serves: 4-6
Our Queso Fresco perfectly compliments this recipe for flavorful chicken enchiladas.

INGREDIENTS:

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  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 2 tbsp crushed garlic
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp salt and pepper
  • 4 cups enchilada sauce
  • 6 small corn tortillas
  • 2 cups Rizo Bros Queso Fresco, crumbled

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 325*F
  2. Heat large skillet to medium/high heat
  3. Add oil to pan
  4. Place onion and jalapeño to skillet
  5. Stir occasionally until they are slightly tender
  6. Add garlic and stir until garlic is golden
  7. Add chicken and break apart in pan
  8. Cook chicken until it is cooked thoroughly
  9. Season with salt, pepper, cumin, and chili powder
  10. Mix half of Queso Fresco into filling and cool in refrigerator
  11. Ladle 1/4 of sauce into base of baking dish
  12. Lay out tortillas on cutting board and scoop equal amounts of filling into each tortilla
  13. Roll tortillas and place in baking dish
  14. Top tortillas enchiladas with remainder of sauce
  15. Cover dish with foil and bake in oven for 30 minutes
  16. Remove foil from dish and top with remainder of cheese
  17. Bake additional 7 minutes
  18. Enjoy!

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