air fryer enchiladas
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Air Fryer Enchiladas

These Air Fryer Enchiladas are so easy to make! Layering the tortillas instead of rolling them makes this process go so much faster and easier than traditional enchiladas.

What to pair with air fryer enchiladas:

Instant Pot Veggie Fajitas

air fryer enchiladas

Air Fryer Enchiladas

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican


  • pressure cooker
  • Air Fryer


For the sauce:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • 2.5 ounce jar hot chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups vegetable broth

For the enchiladas:

  • 1 can of pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups monterey jack cheese divided


For the sauce:

  • Heat the oil over medium. Add the onion and seasonings and cook until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and continue simmering until reduced by about 30%, remove from heat and set aside.

For the enchiladas:

  • Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, combine the beans, onions and sour cream.
  • Add ¼ cup of the enchilada sauce to the prepared baking dish. Top with 4 of the corn tortillas. Add half of the bean mixture on top of the tortilla followed by ⅔ a cup of the cheese and ⅓ of the remaining enchilada sauce.
  • Repeat the layers once more. Top with the remaining 4 tortillas followed by the remaining enchilada sauce and cheese.
  • Heat the air fryer to 375 degrees. Cook for 15 minutes until the cheese is melted and the sauce is bubbly.
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