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A tortilla rolled and stuffed usually with a mixture containing meat or cheese and served with a sauce spiced with chili.
The entirety of something; everything.
[American Spanish : en-, in (from Latin in-; see en-1) + chile, chili pepper; see chili + -ada, feminine adj. suff.]
(Cookery) a Mexican dish consisting of a tortilla fried in hot fat, filled with meat, and served with a chilli sauce
[C19: American Spanish, feminine of enchilado seasoned with chilli, from enchilar to spice with chilli, from chile chilli]
en•chi•la•da(ˌɛn tʃəˈlɑ də, -ˈlæd ə)
n., pl. -das.
a tortilla rolled around a filling, as of meat or cheese, covered usu. with a chili-flavored sauce, and baked.
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|Noun||1.||enchilada - tortilla with meat filling baked in tomato sauce seasoned with chili|
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
enchilada[ˌɛntʃɪˈlædə] n → enchilada f
chicken enchilada → enchilada f au poulet
cheese enchilada → enchilada f au fromage