Review Recipe

Easy Beef Enchiladas

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Beef, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican, Tex Mex
This beef enchiladas recipe is a family favorite! Nothing beats homemade beef enchiladas for taco night. Serve them along with some Mexican rice, everyone will come back for seconds. 
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  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 15 oz pinto beans drained and rinsed, optional
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups monterey jack cheese shredded (or cheddar cheese)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 10-12 corn tortillas
  • 28 oz enchilada sauce

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Brown ground beef, onions and garlic until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
  3. Stir in beans, seasonings, 1/4 cup enchilada sauce, and 1/3 cup water, salt. Simmer until thickened.

  4. Spread 1/2 cup enchilada sauce in the bottom of a baking dish. Heat tortillas according to package directions (or over a gas stove) until soft.

  5. Place 2 tablespoons cheese and 1/3 cup beef filling in each enchilada. Roll and place seam side down in the pan.

  6. Top with remaining enchilada sauce and cheeses. Bake 20-25 minutes uncovered or until cheese is melted and filling is hot.

  7. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 557, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 98mg, Sodium: 1689mg, Potassium: 709mg, Carbohydrates: 48g, Fiber: 11g, Sugar: 10g, Protein: 40g, Vitamin A: 1415%, Vitamin C: 5.3%, Calcium: 493%, Iron: 5.1%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword beef enchiladas, ground beef enchiladas