Cheese stacked enchiladas, San Antonio style | Homesick Texan

Cheese stacked enchiladas, San Antonio style

In my research, I recently came across an enchilada recipe in the San Antonio Light from 1926.This recipe was different from prior early San Antonio enchilada recipes. First, it called for something called California cheese instead of Cheddar or American. While this was not defined, I interpreted it to mean Monterey Jack.

The sauce was made in the traditional way—with whole dried chiles. Though instead of rolling the individual enchiladas, it stacked them, as they do . . .


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