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    Cheese & Onion Enchiladas with Tex-Mex Chili Gravy

    Cheese & Onion Enchiladas with Tex-Mex Chili Gravy

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    <p>This Tex-Mex dish is so easy to make, and you probably have most of the ingredients on hand. I&#8217;ll show you how to make this on my food blog, step-by-step. This recipe was adapted from Eating Etc. who got it from the Homesick Texan. Try it, you&#8217;ll love it!</p>

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    • The Chili Gravy

    • Makes 2 cups

    • ¼

      c vegetable oil (I used organic canola)

    • ¼

      c all-purpose flour

    • ½

      tsp ground black pepper

    • 1

      tsp sea salt

    • 1-½

      tsp powdered garlic

    • 2

      tsp ground cumin

    • ½

      tsp dried oregano

    • 2

      T chili powder

    • 2

      c low-sodium chicken broth

    • The Enchiladas

    • 3-4

      T olive oil

    • 8

      white corn tortillas

    • 3-½

      cups shredded cheddar cheese (reserve 1/2c or so to top enchiladas)

    • medium onion, diced

    • 2

      c chili gravy


    <p>The Chili Gravy<br />Makes 2 cups</p> <p>Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.</p> <p>Stir in flour and continue stirring for 3-4 minutes, or until it makes a light brown roux.</p> <p>Add remaining dry ingredients and continue to cook for 1 minute, constantly stirring and blending ingredients.</p> <p>Add chicken broth, mixing and stirring until the sauce thickens. </p> <p>Turn heat to low and let sauce simmer for 15 minutes. May add water, or chicken broth, to adjust thickness, if necessary.</p> <p>The Enchiladas</p> <p>Preheat oven to 450°F.</p> <p>Pour 1-2T oil in a small or medium skillet and heat tortillas, one at a time, on each side. Layer on plate and blot with paper towels. </p> <p>Pour 1/2c chili gravy in 7”x9” baking pan.</p> <p>Put 1/4c cheese & 1T onion in center of each tortilla, roll up, and place, seam-side down, in baking dish.</p> <p>Pour remaining chili gravy over rolled tortillas, top with remaining cheese & onions.</p> <p>Bake for 15-20 minutes or until sauce is bubble and cheese is melted. Serve hot.</p>


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