Red Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

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  • PREP TIME
    10 Min
  • COOK TIME
    40 Min
  • SERVINGS
    12

Christmas season jumps into gear on December 16, with Las Posadas that are nine days in a row of candlelight processions and parties that culminate with a big celebration on Nochebuena (Christmas Eve) in Mexico. During the posada, family, friends and neighbors gather to reenact Joseph and Mary’s journey to from Nazareth to Bethlehem looking for a place to stay for the birth of baby Jesus. The nine days symbolize each of the months that Mary was pregnant.

In México, Posadas were surrounded by all kinds of delicious food like pozole, tacos, tamales, ponche, enchiladas, sopes, tostadas…all those yummy things. Ok, now I have to go and get me one of those dishes I just mentioned! **mouth watering**

Posadas are not only full of traditional rituals but are also filled with cheerful socializing, music, fun and lots of food, and one of my favorite dishes are enchiladas because they are a perfect party dish, they are easy to make for a crowd. And, inevitably, they’re a hit.

These enchiladas are so delicious. The ingredients are simple and you can even make the filling and salsa a day ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until you are ready to assemble.The filling for this cheese chicken enchiladas is easy to make with no cooking required – just mix everything in one bowl. The homemade enchilada sauce takes a little time to cook, but it is delicious and flavorful…totally worth it!

Who would’ve thought that in less than an hour you would be ready to serve such a delicious dinner? Enchilada casseroles are the best because they come together quickly and every bite is full of flavor. One trick I learned is to heat the tortillas otherwise they can be stiff and/or split. Prep it, bake it, eat it. They’re amazingly delicious.

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