Beef Enchiladas with Spicy Red Sauce
Ground beef enchiladas in flour tortillas topped with spicy red sauce, cheeseand fresh cilantro. So flavorful! Takes time and effort, but well worth it!Serve with Mexican rice and beans for a complete Mexican meal.
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Laura is a home cook who loves making new recipes and finding new favoritethings to eat, whether at home or abroad. She also runs a popular travel blogand spends a lot of her time traveling for food.Authentic Beef EnchiladasAuthentic Beef Enchiladas. This easy ground beef enchilada recipe is loadedwith juicy ground beef, melty cheese, and drenched with a homemade Tex MexEnchilada Sauce.These ground beef enchiladas are easy to make and loaded up with authenticflavor that will make you think youâre eating at your favorite Mexicanrestaurant! Itâs all thanks to using a homemade taco seasoning on the groundbeef and a homemade enchilada sauce.
Ground Beef Enchiladas
These are beef filled tortilla shells baked in a creamy chicken soup andcheese sauce. My husband absolutely loves these. I served them to guests oncewith Mexican rice, and they went home with the recipe. Enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions about this Beef Enchilada Recipe:
Can I use canned enchilada sauce?While this recipe does include a homemade enchilada sauce, you can substitutefor a canned enchilada sauce, my recommendation would be to use the HatchBrand, Tex Mex Enchilada Sauce. You will need one 15 ounce can.Can I use Flour Tortillas instead?While I love flour tortillas, enchiladas are traditionally made with corntortillas. They soak up the sauce and the texture is easier to cut into andenjoy with enchiladas. That being said..yes you can substitute with flourtortillas. You wonât need to fry them before hand. But I would still dipthem in the sauce prior to adding the filling.What to serve with these ground beef enchiladas: * Ground Beef * Cook the ground beef over medium heat. Break the beef up while it cooks, cook until browned and no longer pink.Â * Turn the heat off. Drain the grease. Add the seasonings to the meat, stir to combine. Then stir in the tomato sauce. Set aside.Â * Homemade Enchilada Sauce:Â * Heat the oil or butter in a medium size skillet over medium heat. * Add in the flour and stir to mix. Will be a thick mixture. Allow this to cook for just 1-2 minutes. * Add in the spices. Stir to form a thick paste. * Stir in the broth and tomato paste. Stir until smooth. Continue to heat to just below a simmer, sauce will thicken slightly. * Enchiladas: * Preheat oven to 350â degrees. * Spread enchilada sauce into the bottom of a glass 9×13 baking dish. Set aside.Â * Heat vegetable or canola oil over medium heat in a medium size skillet.Â * Once the oil is hot enough to bubble up when a tortilla is dipped in, gently lay the tortilla into the oil using tongs. Allow the tortilla to cook in the oil for about 10-15 seconds, then flip and cook the other side. (Tortillas will not be browned and crisp, we still want them flexible) * Once all tortillas have been fried, dip into the enchilada sauce.Â Or brush the sauce on. * Lay the tortilla down and add a spoonful of ground beef and a small sprinkle of cheese.Â * Roll the tortillas and lay into a baking dish, seam side down. Continue until the dish is filled.Â * Spread leftover sauce over the top of the enchiladas. Sprinkle with leftover shredded cheese.Â * Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is melted.Â * Serve warm and enjoy.Serving: 1, Calories: 228kcal, Carbohydrates: 17g, Protein: 13g, Fat: 13g,Sodium: 401mgHouse of Yumm is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earnfees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
What You’ll Need To Make Taco Seasoning
All of the ingredients in this taco seasoning are spices that you likelyalready have around the house. If you don’t, I’d recommend buying them in bulkat the grocery. I buy big bags of spices at Whole Foods so I can fill acontainer with this taco seasoning and not have to mix it up very often.What You’ll Need Are: * Chili Powder (mild) * Cumin * Paprika * Salt & Pepper * Brown Sugar * Garlic Powder * Onion Powder * Oregano * Red Pepper Flakes (optional) * Cornstarch
Heather’s Beef Enchiladas
This recipe is one of my family’s favorites. It can be made in advance andthen reheated, or you can make the different components ahead of time and thenjust assemble and bake for a quick dinner. Serve with sour cream and picantesauce or salsa.
Beef and Cheese Enchilada Casserole
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