a tortilla usually rolled with meat inside and served with a chili-flavored sauce
Origin of enchiladaAmerican Spanish from en- (see en-) + chile (see chili) + -ada (see -ade)
the whole enchiladaSlang
all of it; everything; the entirety of something
A tortilla rolled and stuffed usually with a mixture containing meat or cheese and served with a sauce spiced with chili.
Origin of enchiladaAmerican Spanish en- in ( from Latin in- ; see en- 1. ) chile chili pepper ; see chili . -ada feminine adj. suff.
From Spanish enchilada, past participle of enchilar (“to add chili pepper to”)