Beef enchiladas recipe

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  • Beef enchiladas recipe -loaded with a delicious cheesy meat filling. They are easy, cheesy and delicious! A dish your whole family will love.

    One of my all time favorite Mexican dishes is enchiladas. They are so easy to make, freeze well and are the perfect weeknight meal. We love serving them with a big salad, chips and salsa. I’ve shared my favorite green chile enchiladas and creamy chicken enchiladas, so today I thought I’d share a beef enchilada which are just as yummy! These beef enchiladas come together quickly and are perfect for busy week nights.

    Beef enchiladas recipe -loaded with a delicious cheesy meat filling. They are easy, cheesy and delicious!

    These enchiladas are loaded with a hearty meat mixture, lots of cheese and some veggies too. ;) I also used Old El Paso green chiles and the mild red enchilada sauce.

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    Beef enchiladas recipe -loaded with a delicious cheesy meat filling. They are easy, cheesy and delicious!

    My kids like theirs plain, but I like topping mine with cilantro and sour cream. It just adds to the deliciousness!

    Beef enchiladas recipe -loaded with a delicious cheesy meat filling. They are easy, cheesy and delicious!

    These are definitely a new favorite and we’ll be making them again. Hope you enjoy!

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    Beef enchiladas

    Beef enchiladas recipe -loaded with a delicious cheesy meat filling. They are easy, cheesy and delicious! A dish your whole family will love.

    Course Main Course
    Cuisine Mexican
    Prep Time 15 minutes
    Cook Time 45 minutes
    Total Time 1 hour
    Servings 8
    Calories 339 kcal
    Author Jamielyn

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound ground beef
    • 1/2 cup onion chopped fine
    • 1/2 cup red bell pepper chopped
    • 4.5 ounces 4.5 oz can Old El Paso chopped green chiles
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 28 ounces 28 oz can Old El Paso Enchilada Sauce -Mild Red
    • 1 package Old El Paso Flour Tortillas 8-count for Burritos
    • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese
    • 4.5 ounces 4.5 oz can sliced olives, optional
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro optional
    • Sour cream optional

    Instructions

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350°.
    2. In a large frying pan, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat. Add in the onions, red bell peppers, green chiles, salt, cumin and pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
    3. Place half of the enchilada sauce in the bottom of a 9×13 pan. Then place about 1/3 cup meat mixture into the center of your tortilla. Top with cheddar cheese and then roll up. Place the open edge down inside the pan. Repeat with all 8 enchiladas. Top with remaining enchilada sauce and pepper jack cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove pan from oven. Top with olives if desired and place back in the oven to bake for an additional 15-20 minutes without the foil.
    4. Once cheese is nice and bubbly hot, remove pan from oven and top with fresh cilantro and sour cream. Serve and enjoy!
    Nutrition Facts
    Beef enchiladas
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 339 Calories from Fat 207
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 23g 35%
    Saturated Fat 10g 50%
    Cholesterol 67mg 22%
    Sodium 1680mg 70%
    Potassium 225mg 6%
    Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
    Sugars 8g
    Protein 19g 38%
    Vitamin A 26%
    Vitamin C 20.2%
    Calcium 23.2%
    Iron 12.3%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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