Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Debbie W


I love mexican food and the way it makes my house smell....all the spices are just intoxicating!
I made these babies with my Machaca and used the left over broth in the sauce..To die for!! I had to drink a Margarita to snap out of it!!


★★★★★ 3 votes

a Happy Family!!
30 Min
40 Min


  • ·
    corn tortillas
  • 3-4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2-3 clove
  • 1 medium
    yellow or white onion chopped
  • 1 tsp
    oregano(i used mexican oregano but regular is fine)
  • 3 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    chipotle chili pepper(red pepper can be sub)
  • 2-3 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 6oz can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 2 c
  • ·
    if you have made the machaca you can add about 1-2 cups of the broth
  • · can use any meat..ground meat ..shredded chicken.

How to Make Beef and Cheese Enchiladas


  1. In a large sauce pan saulte onions and garlic in the olive oil..until onions are clear. Add tomato sauce and all the seasoning.
  2. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low..simmer for 20-30 min.
  3. Preheat oven to 350
  4. allow sauce to cool ..prepare a large pan by spraying it with non stick cooking spray
  5. Dip corn tortillas in sauce ..roll each one with meat and cheese. When your pan is full top with diced onions..the remaining sauce and cheese.
  6. Bake covered for about 40 min then uncovered for 10
  7. Serve with rice and beans and ENJOY!!!!

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About Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Beef Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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