Give these easy and delicious cheesy ground beef enchiladas a try! Made with homemade red enchilada sauce and perfectly seasoned beef.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 10 servings
- 2 lb ground beef
- 1 small onion
- 3 garlic cloves
- 4 ounces canned green chilies
- 1/4 cup adobo sauce + 1 chipotle pepper
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp granulated onion
- 1 tsp granulated garlic
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- salt and pepper to taste
- 16 corn tortillas
- 3 cups Colby jack cheddar cheese
- 6 cups Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Cook the onions until translucent.
Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant.
Add the beef to the skillet and cook until completely browned.
Add the cumin, oregano, granulated onion, granulated garlic, paprika, tomato paste, green chilies, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup enchilada sauce.
Reduce the heat to low and cook for 25 minutes or until the beef is fork tender.
Fry the corn tortillas for 10 seconds on each side.
Dip the corn tortillas in the enchilada sauce.
To assemble, spread 3-4 tbsp of beef and 1-2 tbsp of cheese down the center of each tortilla.
Wrap the tortillas tightly and then top with remaining enchilada sauce and cheese.
Add sliced black olive if desired.
Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese completely melts.
Serve with lime, hot sauce, and yellow rice, if desired, and enjoy!
Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 314mg | Iron: 3.2mg