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today i invented enchiladas!

So it was like, four in the afternoon and i was SO HUNGRY, but it would only be like two hours till dinner... so I waited around and whined for like fortyfive minutes, and then decided to see what there was to snack on to tide me over. Then, I ended up just cooking myself a whole batch of enchiladas and not waiting for dinner at all. Hooray!
I didnt look at a recipe at all, I have no idea if these are technically enchiladas, or what, but here is what i did, it was very good, and you can do it too!:

In a pot, combine:
1 can black beans
Maybe 3/4 cup of frozen corn?
2 of those tiny little cans of V8 (secret ingredient!)
A good amount of the following spices:
Garlic powder, Onion powder, Salt, Black pepper, Oregano, Cinnamon, Chili powder blend, cayenne.
Stir it up and let it boil away on a heavy simmer until it is all cooked down by about half. Stir regularly.

Meanwhile, preheat your oven to about 375? My oven is weird. Medium hot. Get out an oven safe dish, a square pyrex will do perfectly.

Take your tortillas, I had three of them, flour, and heat them up on medium in the microwave for a minute, wrapped up in paper towels, so they become pliant.

Take a handful of fresh cilantro, and chop it up real good.

Make sure your shredded cheese is not frozen or something. I used Monterey Jack cheese, cuz that is what we had.

Construct your enchiladas!
Lay a tortilla in the bottom of the glass dish, and fill it with your bean and corn filling, a sprinkle of the cilantro, and a sprinkle of the cheese. Roll it up by thirds, and place it folded side down in the dish. The filling is gooey, so it is best to construct the enchiladas in the dish itself. Continue doing this for the rest of your tortillas, until the dish is filled. Then pour the remaining filling on top of the tortillas, spreading it around evenly so the tops dont get all dried out, and then sprinkle a bunch of cheese and the remaining cilantro on top.

Stick it in the oven for, what, I don't know, fifteen minutes? Then, once it look like a lot of the goopiness has cooked away, set your oven to broil, and let the cheese on top get an eensy bit crispy.

Take them out and EAT THEM!

Oh man they were really good. And good for me, I think. Right? The worse thing in that was the cheese, and I didn't use very much, because the reason I dont like enchiladas in restaurants is that they are always way too cheesy.

Kay bye!

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