Easy ground beef enchiladas recipe

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Ground beef enchiladas is another Mexican favorite. Flour tortillas and filled with ground beef, a Mexican flavored tomato sauce, cheese and green chiles, then topped with more sauce and cheese and baked until soft and bubbly. Enchiladas are great as main dish and can be served with a variety of Mexican condiments such as salsa, Pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole and more.
Preparation time: 5 minutes, Cooking time: 45 minutes, Serves: 4 - 6 


2 Tbsp olive oil
1 lb ground beef
1 small onion, finely chopped

1 cup enchilada souce
4 1/2 oz can chopped green chiles
Salt to taste

1 1/2 cup refried beans
2 cups shredded cheddar or Jack cheese
10 (6 inch) flour tortillas

1 cup enchilada sauce


Prepare the enchilada filling
In a skillet or frying pan over medium high heat add the olive oil, ground beef and onions and cook, stirring constantly and breaking any lumps,  until the beef is no longer pink. Drain fat and return to the heat.

Sitr in the 1 cup enchilada sauce and green chiles. Season with salt to taste and cook for about 15 minutes, turning a few times.

Preheat oven at 350 F.

Assemble the enchiladas
Take each tortilla and spoon 2 to 3 tablespoons of the enchilada mixture along the center. Top with 1 to 2 tablespoons of refried beans and 1/2 tablespoons of cheese. Roll up the tortilla and place it seam side down in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish, lightly coated with olive oil. Repeat with the remaining tortillas and ingredients.

Pour the extra 1 cup of enchilada sauce over the tortillas and top with the remaining cheese.

Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes, uncover and bake for 5 minutes more.

Serve with sour cream and salsa.
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