Enfrijoladas

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  • PREP TIME
    10 Min
  • COOK TIME
    10 Min
  • SERVINGS
    6

Enfrijoladas are one of the simplest and delicious Mexican dishes that easily appeals to children and adults alike. Typically, enfrijoladas are made with black beans, a hint of fresh epazote and a sprinkle of queso fresco. For this recipe, I decided to look into my pantry and use fewer ingredients for a quick, last minute meal.

Pinto beans are a staple in my refrigerator. I usually make a big pot of beans on the weekends and it will last me throughout the week. Because I had plenty, I decided to make pinto bean enfrijolada sauce. I knew that the mixture of blended beans, Cacique® Crema Mexicana and a spicy Queso Quesadilla Jalapeño would be the perfect combination for an effortless meal.

My family loved it. It’s kid-friendly and perfect as a meatless option. The pinto bean sauce is so versatile, it can be served with chips, over lightly fried tortillas as chilaquiles option, or can be poured over eggs and salsa. For an even simpler version, arrange warm corn tortillas folded in half in a casserole dish and pour this tasty bean sauce over. Top with cheese and warm in the oven for 10-12 minutes or long enough for cheese to melt. Top with onion rounds and crema and serve.

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