Blue Corn Enchiladas Recipe

Tired of the conventional Dia de la Muertos recipes? Then try this recipe for Blue Corn Enchiladas that combines the rich flavors from a red Chile sauce with cheese, an egg, and delicious tortillas.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes


  • 12 blue corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups red chile sauce
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 4 eggs, fried
  • Shredded lettuce


  1. Soak the tortilla in oil for 3 seconds and drain.
  2. Layer 4 oven-proof plates with a thin layer of chile sauce.
  3. Add the remaining red chiles sauce, onion, and cheese on the tortillas in these plates
  4. Bake the combination at 300 degrees until the cheese melts.
  5. Add 1 egg to each plate, and garnish with your preferred ingredient. Serve!

Nutrient Information

467 calories, 29 g fat, 208mg cholesterol, 17 g protein, 37 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, 475 mg sodium, 54 percent calories from fat.