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Two Beef Enchiladas on a white plate with cilantro
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Ground Beef Enchiladas

Ground Beef Enchiladas are baked in a richly flavored red sauce and covered in cheese. Top them with cilantro, sour cream, and olives for an amazing Mexican meal.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword enchiladas, ground beef recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 401kcal



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes,


  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can beef broth
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teapsoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Remaining Ingredients

  • 10 6 to 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
  • toppings- olives, cilantro, sliced pickled jalapenos, sour cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lghtly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  • Make filling. In a large nonstick skillet, cook ground beef and onion, crumbling beef, until ground beef is no longer pink. Drain off fat.
  • Add seasonings and stewed tomatoes. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Use a wooden spoon to break the tomato pieces into smaller pieces.
  • While filling is cooking, make sauce. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  • Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Gradually whisk in the beef broth and the tomato sauce. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 minute.
    Add seasonings. Remove from heat.
  • Pour about 1 1/2 cups of sauce into the baking dish.
    Place about 1/4 cup of filling off-center on each tortilla. Sprinkle about 2 tablespoons of cheese over the filling on each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish.
  • Pour remaining sauce over the tortillas.
    Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese on top and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve with toppings.


Calories: 401kcal