24 Plates of Enchiladas for Your Next Fiesta ...

Enchiladas are a great meal to prepare for a crowd because you can cook up a whole bunch of them at one time. Similar to burritos, enchiladas are usually made with corn tortillas instead of flour ones, though I've seen them made both ways. You can fill them with a virtually endless supply of ingredients for new and exciting creations all the time. No matter how you make them, enchiladas are a crowd pleaser and will make you famous among your friends and family. If you need some inspiration, read on.

1. Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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Normally enchiladas are rolled up and cooked, but some people prefer to stack them to make a casserole that's faster to prepare, but just as delicious to eat.

2. Pile on the Cheese

Via Baked Beef Enchiladas Recipe
You can't go wrong by piling your enchiladas with an absolute mountain of melted cheese. Cheddar is my favorite.

3. Minus the Sauce

Via Crazy easy: Creamy chicken enchiladas
There's no rule that says you have to smother your enchiladas in sauce. Go for just cheese if that's what you want.

4. Colorful Toppings

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Add color and loads of flavor to your enchiladas by topping them with diced avocados and cilantro.

5. Try Green Onions

Green onions are another delicious topping that will make your mouth water.

6. Ground Beef Filling

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Ground beef is one of the traditional enchilada fillings. It works great with red sauce.

7. White Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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White sauce, on the other hand, pairs perfectly with shredded chicken. Yum!

8. Asparagus and Chicken Enchiladas

Via Asparagus and Chicken Enchiladas
Don't be afraid to try something different, like asparagus, in your enchiladas.

9. Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas with Jalapeño Cream Sauce

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I'd have a really hard time turning these down. How about you? They look pretty decadent, don't they?

10. Choose a Side

Round out your plate of enchiladas with a side dish. Corn is yummy, but beans and rice are always good too.

11. Pumpkin and Chicken Enchiladas

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You've never had pumpkin in your enchiladas? Now is the time of year to give it a try.

12. Smoky Red Sauce

Via Healthy Chicken Enchilada Recipe {GF} ...
This sauce looks wonderful, especially mixed with the melted cheese.

13. Go for Lots of Toppings

Via Slow Cooker Skinny Chicken Enchiladas ...
The tomato and avocado add flavor and nutrition and the sour cream is ideal for tempering the heat of the sauce.

14. Scoop Them up

Via Spicy Cheese and Beef Enchiladas
A spatula is the best way to serve enchiladas without losing all the cheesy goodness on top when you scoop them out of the pan.

15. Broil the Top

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Once your enchiladas are cooked, stick them under the broiler for a minute or two to crisp up the cheese.

16. White Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sour Cream Sauce

Via White Chicken Enchiladas with Green ...
I think the name speaks for itself. This recipe has got to be one of the most delicious ones around.

17. Flank Steak and Four Cheese Enchiladas

Via Steak & Cheese Enchiladas
Ground beef is traditional, but strips of steak take enchiladas to a whole new level of yumminess.

18. Roasted Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole

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For a fall version of enchilada casserole, try it with roasted squash and black beans.

19. Avocado Creamy Chicken

Via Avocado Chicken Suiza Enchilada
The tomatillo sauce on top looks so good, don't you think? This might be my choice for dinner tonight.

20. Black Bean Spinach Enchiladas

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I've ordered spinach enchiladas in restaurants and let me tell you, they are worth it! So tasty!

21. Quinoa Fiesta Enchilada Bake

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This delicious combination is sure to please everyone on your guest list.

22. All Rolled up

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This looks like something you'd get in a restaurant. I'd order them, for sure.

23. Sliced Black Olives

Via Easy Cheese Enchiladas from DelectableDarlings.com
A scattering of sliced black olives adds just the right flavor to your enchiladas.

24. Slow Cooker Beef Enchilada Soup

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If you're in the mood for something different, try a bowl full of soup with all the flavor of your favorite enchiladas.

What's your favorite way to make enchiladas? How do you top them?