Beef Enchiladas

beef enchiladas Lunch
Beef Enchiladas
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 4

Don’t be daunted by making restaurant-style enchiladas. These are in and out of the oven in less than an hour! Make it your way with the variation below.


  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped bell pepper (any color)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) Muir Glen® organic tomato sauce
  • 8 soft corn tortillas (6 inch)
  • Additional shredded cheese, sour cream and chopped onion, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1/2 cup onion, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 cup cheese, the cilantro and pepper. Cover; remove from heat.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat bell pepper, water, chili powder, oregano, cumin, chiles, garlic and tomato sauce to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes. Pour into ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate.
  • 3
    Dip each tortilla into sauce in pie plate to coat both sides. Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture down center of each tortilla; roll up. Place, seam side down, in ungreased 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas.
  • 4
    Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish with additional cheese, sour cream and chopped onion.

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