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Chipotle Cheese & Chorizo Enchiladas

Chipotle Cheese & Chorizo Enchiladas

A velvety chipotle cheese sauce over a ground beef and chorizo stuffed tortillas.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Servings 6


  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Chorizo beef or pork
  • 12 Tortillas burrito Sized
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded, divided

For the Chipotle Cheese Sauce

  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 4 tbsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 3 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 4oz can Chipotle Peppers in Adobo chopped
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded


  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 350deg.
  • In large saute pan over medium-heat, add ground beef and chorizo. Crumble and cook until no longer pink.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, add butter and garlic powder. Once melted, whisk in flour and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in broth and cook for 3 minutes. Whisk in heavy cream and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in chopped chipotle peppers and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in cheese and cook until fully melted. Remove from heat.
  • Ladle enough sauce into bottom of 13x9 baking dish. Fill tortilla with 2 spoonfuls of beef mixture and 1 tablespoon of cheese. Roll up tortilla and place lengthwise in baking dish. Repeat with 5 more tortillas. Repeat process with second 13x9 baking dish and 6 more tortillas. Divide remaining sauce over each baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes. Let sit for at least ten minutes before serving.
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