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Apple Enchiladas

These apple enchiladas can replace a more traditional dessert like cake and ice cream at a birthday party. With more nutrients and flavor, they will be a hit!
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Desserts
Servings: 6
Calories: 340kcal


  • 6 (8-inch) whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 6 Apples
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
  • 11/2 teaspoons Brown Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon


  • Peel, core and slice apples.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Coat an 8x8 inch baking pan with butter or oil.
  • Prepare filling: a. In a frying pan over medium heat: melt 1 tablespoon of butter. b. Add sliced apples, cinnamon and sugar; cook for 5 minutes. c. Set aside, will be used in step #7.
  • Prepare sauce: a. In a medium saucepan over medium heat: add butter, brown sugar, water and cinnamon; bring to a boil. b. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring constantly
  • Soften tortillas by heating them up for a few seconds on a warm “comal” while being careful not to burn them; a skillet or shallow pan can also be used.
  • Place soft tortillas on a flat surface; one by one spread a small amount of sauce on the tortilla and fill evenly with apple filling.
  • Roll up tortillas and place side by side, seam side down, in the baking pan you prepared in step #3 (toothpicks can also be used to keep tortillas from unrolling).
  • Pour remaining sauce evenly over rolled tortillas.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Serve warm.


  • Try using McIntosh, Granny Smith or any other firm and tart apples.
  • Try this recipe with pears.
  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.
Total calories: 340 Total fat: 13 g Carbohydrates: 53 g Fiber: 4 g Sodium: 310 mg
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City and County of San FranciscoDepartment of Public HealthNutrition Services and Mission Latino Family Partnership (MLFP)
Source: City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Health, Nutrition Services and Mission Latino Family Partnership (MLFP)


Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Fat: 13g | Sodium: 310mg | Fiber: 4g
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