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    Egg Enchiladas

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    cookiedog's Note:

    These are scrambled eggs with a Mexican twist that can be served any time of the day. They don't require baking time however; they are slipped under the broiler to melt the cheese. Sometimes I heat the tortillas briefly in the microwave before dipping in the sauce to keep them from cracking when rolling them up. Recipe is from Sunset Mexican Cook Book.

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    1. 1
      Heat oil in a wide frying pan over medium heat and sauté onion and green pepper until limp; add tomato sauce and chili powder. Simmer, uncovered, for about 10 minutes.
    2. 2
      Beat eggs lightly with half and half; add chiles, and salt and pepper to taste.
    3. 3
      In another frying over medium-low heat, melt butter, add eggs and cook until set to your liking.
    4. 4
      Dip each tortilla in hot tomato sauce until soft and spoon 1/6 of the scrambled eggs down the center. Roll up and place seem side down in a shallow baking dish.
    5. 5
      Reheat remaining sauce to boiling, pour over top, and sprinkle with cheese.
    6. 6
      Place under broiler, 4 inches from heat until cheese melts (about 3 minutes).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 28, 2010


      Simple and delicious!

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    • on February 16, 2010


      Easy and delicious! I used olive oil, skim milk, butter, a 4 cheese Mexican-style blend, and omitted the salt. We loved the results. Thanks for sharing!

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    • on April 29, 2008


      Really good and quick to put together! Made these for Sunday brunch and used 8 corn tortillas. I never have good results softening tortillas in sauce, so next time I'll soften in hot oil before dipping in sauce. The sauce is yummy and goes well with the eggs, tomatoey and not too spicy. Would also be nice with additional chili powder. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Egg Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (1710 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 365.2
    Calories from Fat 211
    Total Fat 23.5 g
    Saturated Fat 10.0 g
    Cholesterol 315.6 mg
    Sodium 861.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 23.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
    Sugars 7.1 g
    Protein 16.8 g

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