Homemade Beef Enchiladas

barbara lentz


Delicious enchiladas you can do this with chicken and even shrimp. Yum


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
30 Min


  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    ancho chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    each ground coriander and cumin
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 medium
    onions finely chopped
  • 2 small
    jalapenos seeded and chopped
  • 15 oz
    can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 oz
    each shredded monterey jack and cheddar cheese divided
  • 12
    6 inch corn tortillas
  • 1/3 c
    fresh cilantro chopped

How to Make Homemade Beef Enchiladas


  1. In a small bowl stir together the chili powder, garlic, coriander, cumin, sugar and salt. set aside
  2. Cook the meat in a large skillet with the onion and jalapenos until done. Add the spice mixture and incorporate well. Stir in the tomato sauce and water. Cook until bubbly. Strain the meat out of the sauce with a fine mesh strainer squeezing the sauce out.
  3. Preheat oven 350 degrees. In a baking pan. Ladle in a little bit of sauce. Place the meat mixture in the middle of each corn tortilla shell add a little of each cheese to each enchilada with a little cilantro. Roll up and place in baking pan seam side down. Top with the sauce and cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Garnish with remaining cilantro

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About Homemade Beef Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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