TMJ Disorder Friendly Recipe – Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

All too often the kitchen becomes an absolute disaster zone because you have to make the family one dinner and yourself another. So this week we are focusing on recipes that everyone will love!

a jaw pain friendly recipe for everyone

1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes, drained and crushed
1 tbsp chili powder
1/4 crushed oregano
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cumin
3 cups shredded cheddar cheese, or a Mexican blend of cheeses.
1/3 cup finely chopped onions

16 (6 inch) corn tortillas
Sliced ripe olives

In a saucepan, combine chicken broth, tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, and salt.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes.
In a small bowl combine 2 1/2 cups cheese and onions.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Warm tortillas in microwave then dip them in sauce mixture. Lay them in lightly greased 9x13x2 inch casserole dish.
Fill each tortilla with cheese and onion mixture, roll. Repeat until dish is full.
Drizzle on any remaining sauce.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake 25 to 30 minutes


If you have jaw-friendly recipes that you & your family enjoy, please let us know!

About The Author


Stacy is the Founder & Executive Director of TMJ Hope. After being mauled by a dog, she experienced severe jaw pain that was not relieved by conservative treatments. After several surgeries, she had TMJ total joint replacements in 2006.

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