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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Spinach and Mushroom Enchiladas with Creamy Red Sauce

can (10 oz) Old El Paso® mild enchilada sauce
cup crema Mexicana table cream or sour cream
tablespoon CRISCO® Pure Olive Oil
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
cloves garlic, finely chopped
package (8 oz) sliced fresh baby portabella mushrooms
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz jar)
tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
cup lightly packed fresh cilantro sprigs
teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/4
cups shredded pepper Jack or salsa Jack cheese (5 oz)
cups shredded quesadilla or mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (from 10.5-oz package)
cup crumbled cotija cheese or fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray.
  • 2In 1-quart saucepan, heat enchilada sauce and 1/2 cup of the crema Mexicana over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until warm. Spread 1/4 cup of the sauce mixture on bottom of baking dish. Set aside remaining sauce.
  • 3Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender. Stir in mushrooms; cook 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are tender.
  • 4Transfer vegetable mixture to food processor bowl with metal blade. Add spinach, roasted peppers, taco seasoning mix, 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, the cumin and remaining 1/2 cup crema Mexicana. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses 6 to 8 times or until mushrooms are coarsely chopped. Pour mixture into large bowl; stir in pepper Jack cheese and 1 1/4 cups of the quesadilla cheese.
  • 5Spoon 1/3 cup vegetable filling down center of each tortilla. Roll up tortillas; place seam sides down on sauce in baking dish. Pour remaining sauce evenly over tortillas; sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup quesadilla cheese and the cotija cheese. Spray sheet of foil with CRISCO® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray; cover baking dish tightly with foil, sprayed side down.
  • 6Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Chop remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro; sprinkle over enchiladas before serving.