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Easy Ground Beef Enchiladas

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If you're looking for a new way to use ground beef, look no further than these easy, filling red sauce enchiladas. The whole family is sure to love them!


  • 1 can red enchilada sauce (10 oz. per can, for bottom of dish and filling)
  • 1/2 yellow onion (medium)
  • 1 bell pepper (medium)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (small)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 ounces 85% lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican style cheese (for filling)
  • 12 soft corn tortillas (6-inch diameter)
  • 1 can red enchilada sauce (10 oz. per can, for top of dish)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican style cheese (for top of dish)
  • cilantro (finely chopped, optional, for garnish)
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    Calories290Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate26g9%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Martin Hancock 16 days ago
    Added some onion and garlic powder as well as some Adobe and it was great!
    nathan 17 days ago
    yummy easy can add and remove ingredients very very simple
    MMa 21 days ago
    These were super quick to make, given that your throwing the tortillas in microwave. This is just a personal preference I guess to slightly fry the tortillas prior to quick dipping in enchilada sauce before adding in whatever filling meat or meatless. This prevents the enchilada in my opinion fromb becoming to soggy and slightly dry. But of coarse addition of frying calls for added unhealthy version..But if your trying for quickness and dont mind all that then.. these were great im this regard.
    David Gilson 24 days ago
    Required me to have Gordan Ramsy show me how to chop a pepper/onion/jalapeño on YouTube but this recipe turned out delicious. Approved by more than myself and my dog
    Aleksander Collier 2 months ago
    used more sauce than prescribed and it helped. otherwise, great easy dish
    Danielle Shuey 2 months ago
    Would make it again, but kick up the spice. I also had to make my own enchilada sauce and had to sub some ingredients. I also used soft tortillas so it was very mushy.
    Denis Deković 3 months ago
    Amazin recipe! Easy for make and tasty!
    Elissa 3 months ago
    Easy and delicious! I didn’t add jalapeños or garlic, but I did add a couple of extra spices and it turned out fantastic! I am a very beginner cook, but this recipe was so easy to follow and my husband loved it
    Jody Pearson 4 months ago
    Excellent! Will add to my recipe collection.
    Daniel 4 months ago
    Turned out Great!!!!
    Ashley Copple 4 months ago
    I made it as the recipe stated however I wish I would’ve gotten more enchilada sauce put in the meat
    Kimberly 4 months ago
    This was easy to make and so delicious. I will make again as my 7 and 9 year old boys liked them too.
    Randall Robbins 4 months ago
    These were super fun and easy to make! One thing I did was add a splash of Valentina hot sauce to the beef mix and a little extra garlic! My partner and I loved it!
    Chris M. 5 months ago
    They were awesome and very easy to fix!
    Valeriya Burdeyny 5 months ago
    So yummy! made it a few times and everyone loves it. Great for meal prep too
    Jennifer 5 months ago
    Used only 1 can of enchilada sauce- used Hatch brand to make them gluten free. The kids rated it 5 stars. 🌟 Thats a win!
    Robin Clark 5 months ago
    only had one can of enchilada sauce but other than needing more sauce it was quite tasty!
    Angie 5 months ago
    Full of flavor left the enchilada sauce out of the filling perfect amount of heat with it in the bottom of the dish and on top will make this over and over again
    Pam 6 months ago
    Simple quick and tasty recipe that I'd make again.
    Evan Weaver 6 months ago
    ¡Delicioso! It was good and I would make it again, despite not being as authentically Mexican as my Mexican coworkers told me! 😆
    Rachel 7 months ago
    added queso on top at tge end and plated on a bed of lime rice
    zuzu a 8 months ago
    loved it would definitely recommend
    Sam 8 months ago
    It was okay. Maybe I didn’t make it right but the tortilla was a big soggy.
    Jorma Johanson 9 months ago
    Will always come back to this for some enchiladas
    Alexx Espinoza 9 months ago
    really delicious would recommend to anyone i used a bit more sauce but still really good
    Theresa Bowens 9 months ago
    Pretty freaking tasty! My kids and boyfriend loved it ! I personally didn’t care for the cilantra stuff on top lol (but I could’ve added too much) as well I added just a little more seasoning and enchilada sauce 😇 dinner served perfectly with a ball of Spanish rice 🍚 🙏
    Sheila Thompson 9 months ago
    Turned out tasty. Served with rice
    Angela Fantinato 9 months ago
    Great cheesy smells good
    Bella's Blvd 10 months ago
    Delicious, super easy and amazing directions on how to make it
    Angela 10 months ago
    It was really good. My husband really liked it. I will change the canned enchilada sauce for another next time but it's a keeper.