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Apple Enchiladas

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Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
Ready In: 45 minutes
Serves: 6
Low Added SugarVegetarian

These apple enchiladas can replace a more traditional dessert like cake and ice cream at a birthday party. With more nutrients and flavor, they will be a hit!

What you'll need

Measuring spoons
Vegetable peeler
Cutting board
Sharp knife
Baking sheet
Large frying pan
Large wooden spoon
Medium saucepan
Large skillet

Ingredients

Serves 6
6 Flour Tortillas 8 inches each
6 Apples
1 tablespoon Butter softened
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons Brown Sugar
For Sauce
4 tablespoons Butter softened
1/3 cup Brown Sugar
1/3 cup Water
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

Directions

1.Peel, core and slice apples.
2.Preheat oven to 350°F.
3.Coat an 8x8 inch baking pan with butter or oil.
4.Prepare filling: a. In a frying pan over medium heat: melt 1 tablespoon of butter. b. Add sliced apples, cinnamon and sugar; cook for 5 minutes. c. Set aside, will be used in step #7.
5.Prepare sauce: a. In a medium saucepan over medium heat: add butter, brown sugar, water and cinnamon; bring to a boil. b. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring constantly
6.Soften tortillas by heating them up for a few seconds on a warm “comal” while being careful not to burn them; a skillet or shallow pan can also be used.
7.Place soft tortillas on a flat surface; one by one spread a small amount of sauce on the tortilla and fill evenly with apple filling.
8.Roll up tortillas and place side by side, seam side down, in the baking pan you prepared in step #3 (toothpicks can also be used to keep tortillas from unrolling).
9.Pour remaining sauce evenly over rolled tortillas.
10.Bake for 20 minutes.
11.Serve warm.

Chef's Tips

  • Try using McIntosh, Granny Smith, or any other firm and tart apples.
  • Try this recipe with pears.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 340
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g17%
Sodium 310 mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 53 g19%
Dietary Fiber 4 g14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: