Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Recipe: Seasonal Enchiladas With Fresh Mango Salsa

Enchiladas With Fresh Mango Salsa


Nonstick cooking spray

1 dozen 6- to 7-inch flour or corn tortillas

1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 medium jalapeno or serrano chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil or cooking oil

1/3 cup dairy sour cream

1/4 cup purchased mole sauce (available in the Hispanic food section of supermarkets or at Hispanic specialty markets)

2 tablespoons water

1 16-ounce package firm or extra-firm tub-style tofu (fresh bean curd), drained and cut into 1/2-inch cubes; or two 15-ounce cans black beans or pinto beans, rinsed and drained

8 ounces asadero cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, or sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)

1 cup dairy sour cream

2 tablespoon sall-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup milk

1 recipe   Mango Salsa (see recipe below) or 1-1/2 cups purchased salsa

1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Coat one 13x9x2-inch (3 quart) rectangular baking dish or two 11x7x1-1/2-inch (2-quart) rectangular baking dishes with cooking spray; set aside. Stack the tortillas and wrap tightly in foil, and bake for 10 minutes or until warm. Or microwave half of the tortillas at a time between 2 pieces of waxed paper on 100 percent power (high) for 30 seconds.

2. Meanwhile, for filling, in a large skillet cook onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper in hot oil until tender; remove from heat. Stir together 1/3 cup sour cream, the mole sauce, and water; add to skillet along with tofu and half of the cheese. Spoon 1/3 cup of the tofu mixture onto one edge of each tortilla; roll up. Place, seam side down, in prepared baking dish or dishes.

3. For sauce, in a medium bowl combine the 1 cup sour cream, flour, cumin, and salt; whisk in milk. Pour evenly over filled tortillas.

4. Bake, covered, for 25 minutes until heated through. Top with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes more or until cheese melts. Serve enchiladas topped with Mango Salsa. Makes 6 servings.

Mango Salsa
In a small bowl combine 1 large mango, seeded, peeled, and chopped (1-1/2 cups); 2 jalapeno or serrano chile peppers, seeded and finely chopped (3 tablespoons); 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro; and 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice. Place in a storage container and refrigerate up to 2 days.
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