Mummy Enchilada Recipes

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October 30, 2012

mummy enchilada on plateThese creamy "mummy" enchiladas are perfect for dinner on Halloween!


Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 16 enchiladas


  • 16 white corn tortillas
  • 1 (28 oz.) can green enchilada sauce
  • 16 Tbsp cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup Cotija cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 1 (8 oz.) block of Monterey Jack cheese
  • 32 black olive slices
mummy enchilada ingredients


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Pour 1/2 of enchilada sauce into the bottom of a large casserole pan.
  2. sauce in pan
  3. Stack up the tortillas, wrap in a damp paper towel, and microwave at 10 second intervals until soft.
  4. Spread 1 Tbsp. of cream cheese onto each tortilla.
  5. spread cream cheese on tortilla

  6. Place the cotija cheese in a bowl or on a plate and crumble with a fork. Sprinkle with approx. 1 Tbsp. of cotija cheese.
  7. crumble cotija cheese
    add cotija cheese
  8. Add a layer of baby spinach leaves. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  9. add grated cheese
  10. Roll up enchilada and place seam side down in the casserole pan.
  11. roll enchilada
    enchiladas in pan
  12. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over enchiladas. Spread evenly with a spoon.
  13. top with sauce

  14. Using the slice side of your cheese grater or a knife, cut thin slices of Monterey Jack cheese. Cut the slices into thin strips. These will be the mummy bandages.
  15. slice jack cheese
  16. Place two olive slices onto each enchilada for eyes. Then lay strips of cheese across each enchilada, criss-crossing them to look like bandages.
  17. olive eyes and cheese bandages
    uncooked mummies
  18. Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Serve with a side of black beans, topped with cotija cheese crumbles.
  19. baked mummies


November 1, 20120 found this helpful

Yum. Those look great.

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