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15 min.
65 min.
9 servings, 3 enmoladas per serving

In their original form, enchiladas were street food and consisted of corn tortillas without filling accompanied by a dipping sauce. This Enmolada recipe is an authentic version of corn tortillas covered in a mole sauce and is quick, easy and delicious.


  • MOLE
  • 8 tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 8 dried pasilla chiles, seeds and stems removed
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) peeled crushed tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup roughly chopped yellow onion
  • 3 tablespoons roasted almonds
  • 3 tablespoons raw peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 3 tablespoons corn oil
  • 1 tablet (90 grams) NESTLÉ ABUELITA Authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate Drink
  • 1/4 cup corn oil
  • 27 corn tortillas
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds
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tomatillos in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Boil for 10 minutes or until tender. Set aside.

PLACE dried chiles and enough water to cover in a medium saucepan. Boil for 10 minutes. Reserve water.

PLACE tomatillos, chiles, tomatoes, onion, almonds, peanuts, breadcrumbs, sesame seeds, cloves, cinnamon stick, garlic, bouillon and 3 cups reserved chile water in blender; cover. Blend well.

STRAIN mixture through a mesh sieve.

PLACE 3 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Carefully pour in chile mixture; add Abuelita chocolate. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until chocolate is melted and mixture is thickened.


¼ cup oil in a large skillet. Lightly fry each tortilla approximately 30 seconds on each side.

FOLD each tortilla in half and place 3 on each serving plate. Cover with about 3/4 cup mole sauce and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/9 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 9

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 380
  • Calories from Fat: 130
  • Total Fat: 15g (23% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g (12% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 0mg (0% of DV)
  • Sodium: 390mg (16% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 56g (19% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 8g (32% of DV)
  • Sugars: 11g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Vitamin A: 50% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 15% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 30% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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