By. Briana M.
What are they?
An enchilada is a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce. Enchiladas can be filled with a variety of ingredients, including meat, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, seafood or combinations. You can fill it with anything else but those are the main things in it.
Where did they come from?
Enchiladas originated in Mexico where they practiced rolling tortillas around other food dates back at least to Maya times.
Some ingredients used to make them
torrtillas is whats on the outside of the enchilada
Chili pepper sauce
Chili pepper sauce is used to cover the tortillas
Chicken is one ingredient filled inside the enchiladas