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El Guapo's Cantina Pepper Jack
and Fajita Enchiladas


  • 3 cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 4 (6- or 7-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 1/2 cups caramelized onions
  • 2 cups finely diced cooked fajita steak or chicken
  • 1 cup queso
  • 1 cup salsa roja

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix 2 cups pepper jack cheese, 1 cup caramelized onions and 1 cup diced fajita meat. Set aside. This is the enchilada filling.
  2. Place tortillas in microwave for 20 seconds or until heated through to make more pliable.
  3. Lay 2 tortillas on a plate and place 2 or 3 tablespoons of the mixed meat filling in each tortilla.
  4. Roll the tortilla and lay seam down on an oven tempered plate.
  5. Place enchiladas in the microwave and heat for 20-30 seconds or until cheese is completely melted.
  6. Ladle 1 ounce of queso on each enchilada followed by 1 ounce salsa roja.
  7. Sprinkle 1 1/2 tablespoons of shredded pepper jack cheese on top of each followed by 1 tablespoon each of caramelized onion and fajita meat.
  8. Serve with rice and beans and enjoy!

Source: El Guapo's Cantina, Tulsa, Oklahoma