Mexican food is a very popular cuisine and I think most of us love it, right? Don’t we all line up at the restaurant door on taco Tuesdays? This Mexican inspired vegetarian party dip will fill your cravings for enchiladas that you’ve been having, just dip your tortilla chips in this savory warm gooey dip and sip your margarita and you will be in your happy place. This easy recipe is pulled together in minutes and you can make it a day ahead and the next day just put it in the oven for 30 minutes and it’s ready for your party crowd. This dip is easily enough for 10 to 12 hungry guests, it will fill a deep dish pie plate. Note: you can prepare this dish for your vegan guests as well, just substitute the cheese for your favorite vegan cheeses, there are so many available on the market now.
Dig in with your crunchy tortilla chips…this dip taste like Enchiladas, you will love it
Baked Enchilada Bean Dip
This dip tastes like authentic Mexican enchiladas, dip tortilla chips in this and start sipping your margarita!
- 1 cup red enchilada sauce
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 2 tbsp corn starch
- 15 oz can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
- 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 4.5 ounce can sliced black olives
- 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- 1 cup cotija cheese
- 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 4 oz can Hatch diced green chilies
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the enchilada sauce, chili powder, cumin, corn starch and whisk well.
Add the pinto, black beans, green chilies and corn, ½ the can of black olives, 1 cup of cheddar cheese, ½ cup Cotija cheese
Add the cilantro and green onions (reserve 2 tbsp. of green onions for garnish)
Mix everything well and pour into a casserole dish
Top with the remaining cheddar, top that with the remaining Cotija cheese and olives
Bake in oven for 35 to 45 minutes until bubbly. Let rest for 5 minutes
Top with remaining green onions and serve with tortilla chips. Serves 8 to 10