[Mexican Cuisine] Enchiladas (Burritos)

[Mexican Cuisine] Enchiladas (Burritos)

Here's an easy Mexican dish. Just buy tortillas - all the other condiments are straight out of your pantry. No need for canned sauce!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Tortillas (17 cm)
Pork (or beef or chicken)
200 g
Green peppers
1/2 medium
Jalapeño pepper (or red chili pepper)
1 clove
Salt and pepper
to taste
for frying
For the sauce:
Canned tomato sauce
400 g
Grated onion
1/2 medium
Cumin powder
1 tablespoon
Chili powder
1 tablespoon
Dried Mexican oregano
5 shakes
Chocolate syrup
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon (*Refer to Step 2)
to taste
Sliced black olives
as needed
1 small
Pizza cheese (or cheddar)
1 cup
Fresh coriander
to taste
Sour cream (or yogurt with lemon juice)
to taste


1. Cut the pork, bell peppers, and onion into 1 cm-wide bite-sized slices. Grate the garlic. Slice the jalapeño peppers into rounds.
2. Stir-fry the vegetables etc. from Step 1 in a frying pan. Season with salt and pepper. After they are cooked, add the ingredients of the sauce in the listed order. *Taste to adjust the amount of salt.
3. Lightly grease a baking dish. Fold the 4 tortillas in half and line them up. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F.
4. Divide the vegetables from Step 2 into fourths. Use tongs to fill the tortillas and fold both ends. Pour the remaining sauce from Step 2 over the top.
5. Top with cheese, tomato, and black olives in that order. Bake in the oven until the cheese gets bubbly (approximate 8 minutes).
6. Decorate with fresh coriander and enjoy! Dish it up and serve with sour cream.
7. Enjoy with salads or side vegetables.
8. [My Husband's Creation] Also simple and tasty without any sauce. He's also added tomatoes into the filling as well as used them as topping.
9. [My Husband's Creation] Enchilada arranged on a dish.

Story Behind this Recipe

My husband loves Mexican food. Here's my try on copying his quick and easy enchilada recipe as well as using some tips and hints from the Food Network.