Enchiladas Recipe

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Enchiladas

Bonnie Simmons

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@Bonnie_Simmons

This is my version after watching my mother-in-law make her enchiladas. She did not need a recipe. More fun if someone is helping you.


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Ingredients

2 pkg
enchilada seasoning pkg (frenches)
2 can(s)
tomato paste (small)
2 can(s)
water (use tomato paste can to measure)
1 jar(s)
chili powder
4 pkg
hamburger (4 lbs)
1 can(s)
peas
1 pkg
cheese (colby, brick or american)
3 pkg
flour tortillas (fresh)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown hamburger and drain. Add seasonings, tomato paste, water and peas. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Grate cheese and mix in with meat mixture. [Let meat mixture cool before adding cheese.]
2
To make chili sauce mixture - Mix chili powder and flour, add water, as for gravy. Use 1/2 of large jar of chili powder at a time. Makes enough for a regular fry pan about full. (Consistency of gravy.) [You will need to make up another skillet full for the full three dozen tortillas.]Fry tortillas quickly in hot grease, on both sides. Do not get them too hard. Drain on paper towels. Kind of flip flop in hot grease.
3
Fry tortillas quickly in hot grease, on both sides. Do not get them too hard. Drain on paper towels. Kind of flip flop in hot grease.
4
After frying tortillas, put them in chili sauce, on both sides, set them on a tray - four or five at a time, spread out. Then fill with meat mixture in the center & roll up and put in foil lined 13 x 9" pan. When bottom of pan is full, put a sheet of foil on top of them and start another row. Heat in oven on low, 250 degrees for 20 minutes to heat through.