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Red Swiss Enchiladas – Original Mexican Recipe!

23 mayo, 2021

In Mexico there are various recipes for enchiladas, there are green, red, mole, with chicken, with vegetables and many others. A very particular recipe that most Mexicans love is the Swiss enchilada, and how can you resist a tortilla stuffed with chicken, bathed in a rich sauce and au gratin with plenty of cheese?

The original recipe is prepared with a non-spicy green sauce, but what do you think if you give it a different touch and prepare some delicious red Swiss enchiladas? That’s right, red, they are very easy to prepare and we assure you that you are going to love them. Read on to find out how to make red swiss enchiladas here, in Free Recipes.

4 diners
Main dish
Low difficulty

Ingredients to make Red Swiss Enchiladas:

How to make Red Swiss Enchiladas:


To prepare the red Swiss enchiladas, first cook the chicken in enough water and adding the peppers, the garlic clove and salt to your liking. Once ready, unravel and reserve.

Trick: You can cook the meat in a normal pot for about 35 minutes or use a pressure cooker for 15 minutes.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 1


While the chicken is cooking, wash and chop the red bell pepper, cut the tomato and cook both ingredients in a pot with a cup and a half of water for 10 minutes.

Trick: You can use canned red bell pepper if you prefer, but if you decide to use this presentation, skip boiling it.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 2


When the bell pepper and tomato are ready, add them to the blender with the half stick of cream cheese, the half cream, the chicken broth, a little salt and, optionally, the chipotle chili. Blend very well and reserve.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 3


In a hot pan, brown the tortillas a little, just enough so that they soften a bit and not break. You can make your own tortillas to make the red Swiss enchiladas by following this recipe: “Mexican corn tortillas.”

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 4


Fill the tortillas with the chicken and roll them up. You can arrange them in an ovenproof dish or start plating.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 5


Pour in enough red sauce until the tortillas are completely covered.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 6


Add slices of cheese American or Manchego type or if you prefer some other type of cheese, either grated or sliced, and gratin the red Swiss enchiladas in the oven for about 10 minutes. You can also make the red Swiss enchiladas without an oven by gratifying the cheese in the microwave.

Trick: If you prefer creamier enchiladas, opt for the red Swiss enchiladas with Philadelphia.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 7


Serve and enjoy your delicious red swiss enchiladas Accompanied with a little onion or parsley. They are perfect for a good breakfast or for lunch, enjoy and share.

And now that you know how to make red Swiss enchiladas, don’t miss out on how to make green Swiss enchiladas.

Red Swiss Enchiladas Recipe - Step 8

If you liked the recipe for Red Swiss enchiladas, we suggest you enter our Enchilada Recipes category. You can also visit a selection of the best Mexican recipes.

With what to accompany the red Swiss enchiladas

Once the recipe for red Swiss enchiladas is ready, go ahead and prepare a complete menu in the purest Mexican style. We recommend these ideas:

And for dessert, how about Mosaic jelly with cream?