Cheater's Enchiladas

Cheater's Enchiladas


"Five ingredients, ten minutes prep time and twenty minutes to cook - now that's what I call cheating, since it tastes good and takes little time to make these enchiladas."


30 m servings 472 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 472 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 31.5 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 16.7 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 354 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream and 3/4 of the cheese.
  3. Into a 9x13 inch pan, pour a small amount of enchilada sauce to coat bottom of pan. Layer 6 tortillas on bottom of pan. Layer half of the cheese-sour cream mixture and 1/3 of the olives over the tortillas. Repeat this layer once more. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the final layer of tortillas.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes. Cut into squares and serve.
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  1. 164 Ratings


This was fabulous! I changed it up a little bit by substituting the olives for canned, diced green chiles and sauteed onion. Also used red enchilada sauce. Easy to make and extremely tasty! I wi...

This recipe was very good. I added 1 lb. cooked ground beef seasoned w/taco seasoning in the middle layers. Also used a Mexican Blend cheese and red enchilada sauce, and some refried beans(canne...

I love this recipe. Instead of using the real cheese and Sour cream you can sub it with the soy or non-dairy stuff and it still comes out yummy. My parents loved it. You can play around with it ...

Delicious! Our store didn't have green enchilada sauce, but we sufficed with red. In the middle layer I added chunky salsa with diced chipotle peppers. I also added some garbanzo beans that I ...

I'm just a girl of 13, but I L-O-V-E cooking. When my history teacher assigned my class a Mexican cooking project, I didn't know what to do!!! I looked all over the 'net, and found some recipes...

Surprisingly tasty and full of authentic Mexican food taste. The cheese and sour cream mixture blends wells as it cooks to make a creamy filling. The recipe does leave out the final steps. Yo...

As much as I hate to say it, my family liked this dish more than the enchiladas I slave hours over. They ate the whole pan in one sitting, and were disappointed I didn't make more. I have one pi...

One of the few highly-rated recipes from this site that have been a complete disappointment. Very bland and heavy. Didn't care for it at all. Made the mistake of making it for guests the firs...

It was very dry. The filling tasted really good if you added beans, and some jalapenos, but the way the recipe says to add the sauce leaves the middle really dry. Next time, I'd flavor the sau...