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mama's tex-mex beef enchiladas

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Terri Rountree
Whitewright, TX

This was a favorite in my family while I was growing up. I have continued using the original recipe with just a few minor seasoning adjustments. Hope you enjoy. :)

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mama's tex-mex beef enchiladas

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 lb
    colby cheese
  • 1 lg
  • 4 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried cilantro
  • 30
    corn tortilla
  • 3 can
    no bean chili (15 oz.)

How To Make mama's tex-mex beef enchiladas

  • 1
    Finely chop onion and grate cheese. Heat Chile, set aside.
  • 2
    Brown ground beef in 12 in. skillet with onion, minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, and cilantro.
  • 3
    Drain grease from beef mixture and immediately stir in 1/2 of cheese till it melts.
  • 4
    Heat 2 corn tortillas in microwave, cover with damp paper towel, for 30 seconds. Take out and spoon meat mixture ( about 2 tblsp.) onto tortilla and roll. Place in 9x13 casserole dish. Repeat until all meat mixture is used. This will make 2 9x 13 pans.
  • 5
    Pour 1/2 chili in each pan. Cover in cheese.
  • 6
    Bake for approx. 20 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted. Serve with Salsa and Sour Cream.