Enchilada sauce can be used for so many other dishes besides enchiladas. In the following 13 scrumptious dishes made with enchilada sauce, I have featured everything from soups, dips, salads, and pizza to several different enchilada recipes. I didn’t find a dessert made with it, but I probably just didn’t look hard enough.
These recipes show how creative one can be using this same ingredient. One of the recipes is for a grilled pizza, another is for pulled pork salad, and another one is for an enchilada puff you can eat with your fingers.
One of the recipes I have in the round-up is my homemade enchilada sauce recipe. I use it so frequently in dishes for my family that I keep a jar handy in my refrigerator. I am always thinking of new ways to use this in my recipes. My family prefers this to the canned sauce.
1. Enchilada Sauce
Since I started making my Enchilada Sauce, I keep a jar in my refrigerator for those beef or chicken enchiladas or even dips that my family loves so much. You will be surprised how easy this is to make.
2. Grilled Chicken Tex-Mex Pizza
Wow! Enchilada sauce on a pizza! The Grilled Chicken Tex-Mex Pizza combines my favorite Mexican flavors in one dish. This would be great for dinner tonight.
3. Chicken Enchilada Puffs
Could you ever imagine enchiladas as a finger food? Well, Tidy Mom did with these Chicken Enchilada Puffs. Would you serve these as an appetizer or as a meal?
4. Pulled Pork Enchilada Salad
If you like pork, you have to try this Pulled Pork Enchilada Salad recipe. The sauce gives this salad that extra kick.
5. Fajita Chicken & Enchilada Pasta
Now you don’t have to decide if you want fajitas, enchiladas, or pasta for dinner. Fajita Chicken and Enchilada Pasta has it all in one scrumptious dish.
6. Beef Enchilada Dip
Oh, my goodness! My family and friends just keep going back for more of this Beef Enchilada Dip. In less than 15 minutes, this hot, cheesy, spicy dip is ready to serve.
7. Chicken Enchilada
The best part of this Chicken Enchilada recipe, besides the taste, is that most of it is done in a slow cooker. This is such and easy, simple recipe that is one of my family’s frequent requests.
8. Sweet & Spicy Beef Nachos
Sweet and Spicy Beef Nachos is a perfect snack for game day or any day for that matter. I could make a meal of it! Check out the recipe for the secret ingredient that adds a special flavor to this dish.
9. Chicken Enchilada Skillet
Chicken Enchilada Skillet is such a simple, quick meal. Everything just goes in the skillet. Try this recipe and see if your family loves it as much as mine.
10. Creamy Avocado + Hatch Chile Chicken Charred Corn Crepechiladas
Crepechiladas! Putting crepes and enchiladas together in one dish was a stroke of genius. Just reading the Creamy Avocado + Hatch Chile Chicken Charred Corn Crepechiladas recipe makes my mouth water.
11. Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup is a hearty and spicy meal for these cool fall days. Best of all, it is done in the slow cooker.
12. Beef Enchilada
This Beef Enchilada recipe also includes my homemade enchilada sauce recipe for two-in-one. In just 30 minutes, you can have dinner ready for your family.
13. Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup
A bowl of this Slow Cooker Enchilada Soup is just what I want on these cool fall nights. Can’t you just imagine the delicious aroma in your kitchen while this cooks in your slow cooker?