Big Enchilada

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Big Enchilada

A slang term for a boss, a CEO, or some other executive in an organization.
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MAKES: 6 servings for first meal, plus extras for enchiladas (recipe follows)
No lard is used in the cooking, and you can get your enchilada stuffed with tofu instead of chicken or beef.
Bake enchiladas in oven with bananas until hot and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes, (If oven is small, remove baked bananas before baking enchiladas; cover with foil to keep warm.
A day ahead, make the pork filling for the enchiladas and buy or make cookies with anise flavoring.
The salad and the enchilada transport easily to the garden for alfresco dining-if your family is so inclined.
red enchilada or red chili sauce, or 1 cup canned green chili salsa
Steak pie under golden pastry, on-the-run breakfast or lunch, mild and low-calorie enchiladas