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beefy beef enchiladas

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
Hilo, HI

I love to make this dish with leftover meatloaf from the night before. Using leftover meatloaf cuts some of the cook time, because I just have to reheat the meat. Plus it also helps with not wasting food. I have to make 2 baking dishes when any of my brothers are home.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For beefy beef enchiladas

  • 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    green peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    red peppers, chopped
  • 1-1/2 c
    thick 'n chunky salsa, divided
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
    zesty italian dressing
  • 8
    corn tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh & chopped

How To Make beefy beef enchiladas

  • 1
    first preheat the oven to 400F. In a large nonstick frying pan brown the meat. Then stir in 1/2 cup of the salsa & simmer about 5 mins. but stir occasionally. Then remove from the heat & stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 2
    Next spread 1/4 cup o the remaining salsa into the bottom of a 13x9 inch baking dish. Then brush light both sides of the tortillas. Then stack 4 tortillas wraped in waxed paper. Microwave on high for about 20 sec or until warmed. Then spoon 1/3 cup of the meat mixture down the center of each tortilla & then roll up. Place then seam side down over the salsa in the dish. Then top with the remaining salsa & cover.
  • 3
    Then bake for about 20 mins or until heated. Top with the remaining cheese. Then bake uncovered for about 2 to 3 mins or until melted. Then top with the cilantro & serve.

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