Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

My friends suggested that I share something a little more “kid friendly”.

The funny part about that is that their kids are a lot like our kids. They eat what most people consider to be “grown up food”.

I think these Cheesy Pork Enchiladas are both!

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

I made it a lot during the week when our kids were young.

You know those nights when everyone needs to go in a different direction?

Those nights.

It is a total cheat meal.

I use precooked Cuban Pork from my local grocery store’s deli, 2 cans of enchilada sauce, cream cheese, shredded cheese, onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin, and tortillas.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

You can use corn or flour tortillas — I use one that is a mixture of corn and flour.

Sometimes I buy pre-shredded cheese. Sometimes I use shredded chicken.

Like most of the recipes I make, it is never the same way twice.

Sauté the chopped onion in butter (or olive oil) until tender. Add chopped garlic and sauté for another second or two.

Add some of the enchilada sauce, cumin, and cream cheese.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

Once the cream cheese is melted, add about a cup of shredded cheese.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

Or more if you’re like me.

Combine everything together — it will be super cheesy and delicious.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

Next, add the shredded pork.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

Mix everything together and then fill the tortillas with the pork and cheese mixture.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

Add cilantro and roll.

Place them in a 9×13″ baking dish that has been lightly sprayed with no-stick cooking spray and the rest of the enchilada sauce.

Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes and that is it!

Top with guacamole, sour cream, salsa, hot sauce, more cilantro… you get the idea.

It’s embarrassingly easy and perfect for kids of all ages!

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2 Responses to Cheesy Pork Enchiladas

  1. Chris says:

    Enchiladas are some of my favorite foods. I like the filling you made here, the short cuts aren’t cheating in my book.

  2. Griffin says:

    Oh my….that looks so good right now. I’ve been craving some enchiladas since we got back from Germany. Thanks for sharing.

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