15 Scrumptious Dishes Made with Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada sauce can be used for so many other dishes besides enchiladas. In the following 15 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.

What are some of your favorite recipes made with enchilada sauce?

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    15 Scrumptious Dishes Made with Enchilada Sauce

    Scroll through the slideshow for these 15 Scrumptious Dishes Made with Enchilada Sauce to see the many varieties of recipes using that same ingredient. 

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    Enchilada Sauce Recipe

    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.  

    Source:  Add a Pinch

  • Grilled Chicken Tex-Mex Pizza 3 of 16
    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.

    Source:  A Spicy Perspective

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    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? 

    Source:  Tidy Mom

  • Pulled Pork Enchilada Salad 5 of 16
    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.

    Source: Add a Pinch

  • Fajita Chicken and Enchilada Pasta 6 of 16
    Fajita Chicken and 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.

    Source:  Half Baked Harvest


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    Beef Enchilada Dip Recipe

    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.

    Source:  Add a Pinch

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    Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

    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. 

    Source:  Add a Pinch


  • Sweet and Spicy Beef Nachos 9 of 16
    Sweet and 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.

    Source:  A Spicy Perspective

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    Chicken Enchilada Skillet Recipe

    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. 

    Source:  Add a Pinch


  • Creamy Avocado + Hatch Chile Chicken Charred Corn Crepechiladas 11 of 16
    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. 

    Source:  Half Baked Harvest

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    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. 

    Source:  Add a Pinch

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    Beef Enchilada Recipe

    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.

    Source:  Add a Pinch


  • Bean Enchilada Casserole 14 of 16
    Bean Enchilada Casserole

    If you need an easy, delicious dish for game day or party, this Bean Enchilada Casserole is the one. Don't save it for special occasions, though. This makes a quick and hearty family meal, too. 

    Source:  Pizzazzerie

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    Slow Cooker Chicken 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?

    Source:  Picky Palate

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    Enchilada Pasta Casserole

    Enchilada Pasta Casserole contains two of my favorite foods - pasta and enchiladas. This recipe make a large dish so if you are lucky, you may have leftovers for the next day but I doubt there will be anything left of this delicious dish.

    Source:  Table for Two

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