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Easy Beef Enchiladas Recipe - Family Fresh Meals
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Easy Beef Enchiladas

My Easy Beef Enchiladas aren’t as simple as some Mexican meals, but they’re as simple as it’s possible to make them. You'll want this recipe every week!
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ½ cup onion diced
  • 4 oz can green chilies optional
  • 3 cups Mexican blend cheese divided
  • 28 oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 8 soft taco size tortillas you can use corn or wheat depending on preference
  • Cilantro chopped


  • Preheat to 350 and spray 9x13 pan with cooking spray.
  • In a medium skillet cook ground beef, onion and chilies until the ground beef is no longer pink. Drain if needed.
  • Pour ½ cup of enchilada sauce evenly in the bottom of you baking dish
  • Fill tortilla with beef mixture and top with cheese (you will use approximately ⅓ cup beef mixture and ¼ cup cheese in each)
  • Reserve 1 cup of cheese.
  • Roll meat and cheese up in tortilla and place it seam side down in your baking dish.
  • Repeat with 7 remaining tortillas
  • Pour remaining enchilada sauce evenly over the enchiladas
  • Top with remaining 1 cup of cheese
  • Bake 20 minutes, until sauce is bubbly and cheese has melted
  • Top with fresh topped cilantro

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 365kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 26g (9%)Protein: 26g (52%)Fat: 16g (25%)Saturated Fat: 8g (40%)Cholesterol: 75mg (25%)Sodium: 1443mg (60%)Potassium: 292mg (8%)Fiber: 3g (12%)Sugar: 9g (10%)Vitamin A: 940IU (19%)Vitamin C: 4.5mg (5%)Calcium: 316mg (32%)Iron: 3.2mg (18%)