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5 Hearty Enchilada and Burrito Bakes

Dec. 5, 2021

Pull out your casserole dish for these delicious, enchilada and burrito bake recipes from Mission! Perfect for a chilly day. Hearty enough for the hungriest.

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Pull out your casserole dish for these delicious enchilada and burrito bake recipes! Perfect to warm you up on a chilly day and hearty enough for even your hungriest crowd. Enchilada and burrito bakes can be made ahead of time or double batched and frozen for extra-easy meals in the future. Great for busy weekday meals or when you have guests in town!

Enchilada Bakes

This gluten-free Chipotle Chicken Enchilada Bake is an easy-to-make dish with both filling and delicious results. Saute shredded chicken in water with chipotle seasoning until heated. Spread sour cream on a heated Gluten Free Original Tortilla Wrap and sprinkle with cheddar cheese and diced onion. Then add ¼ cup of the chicken and roll it up. Place the chicken enchiladas side by side in a greased baking dish with the seam side down. Spread salsa over the enchiladas, top with additional cheese, and bake covered until heated through and the cheese is melted. Serve with a side of rice and your favorite toppings. 

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Prefer your enchiladas with green chili sauce? This nacho-style Chicken Verde Enchilada Bake might be the perfect recipe for you! Saute onions until tender and then add bell peppers, canned green chilis, sour cream, rotisserie chicken, and shredded Monterey Jack cheese until blended. Place crushed Strips Tortilla Chips in a sprayed glass baking dish. Top with the chicken mixture, green chili enchilada sauce, and additional cheese then bake until the cheese is melted. Serve with sour cream, chopped green onion, and chopped tomatoes.

The Baked Beef Enchiladas recipe provided by Budget Savvy Diva is gluten-free, easy on your wallet, and filling for all the tummies in your house. Brown the ground beef and add in onions, green peppers, green chilis, and ¼ can of enchilada sauce. Fill each Gluten Free Original Tortilla Wraps with the filling with shredded Mexican cheese, roll up, and cover with the remaining enchilada sauce and shredded cheddar. Bake until the cheese is melty and then dig in! 


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Looking for an easy and tasty dish for your leftover chicken? Simply roll up your cubed or shredded chicken into a warmed Gluten Free Original Tortilla Wrap with diced avocado, shredded cheese, sour cream, and cilantro for flavor. Bake until browned and serve with sour cream, extra avocado, and salsa. These Baked Avocado Chicken Burritos may sound simple, but have a unique and delicious taste that may just become a new favorite! 

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For a different spin on the classic burrito, try the Easy Baked Pizza Burritos recipe. Filled with delicious pizza flavors, this recipe wraps up pepperoni slices, Italian sausage, marinara sauce, spinach, mushrooms, and shredded mozzarella cheese into a warmed Soft Taco Flour Tortillas. Roll up and brush the top with a pizza burrito topping of melted butter, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese.  Bake for 15-20 minutes and voilà, your tortilla has turned into a tasty pizza crust! 

Colder weather calls for heartier meals and these enchilada and burrito bakes provide a delicious and easy answer! They are perfect for the Sunday meal planner who makes all the week’s meals ahead of time. Also, it’s easy to make additional batches for a large crowd or to freeze some for a future meal.


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