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Beef Enchiladas Recipe

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  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Prep Time: 25 min
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 30 min
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 10


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 C. diced red onion
  • ½ C. diced green pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ C. Las Palmas Mild Diced Green Chiles
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin seed
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 – 28 oz. can Las Palmas Mild Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 C. shredded cotija cheese
  • 1 ½ C. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 10 – 8” flour tortillas
  • Oil for frying tortillas


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef then remove from heat and drain off any fat.
  2. Return beef to skillet and add the onion, green pepper and garlic.
  3. Cook over medium heat for two minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the green chiles, cumin, oregano and coriander and ½ C. of enchilada sauce and stir. Cook for 1 minute.
  5. Turn off heat and stir in ½ C. cotija cheese and ½ C. cheddar; set aside.
  6. In a skillet, heat 1-2 tsp. of oil over medium-low heat.
  7. Add a tortilla and cook for 20 seconds on each side. Remove from the pan and place on a paper towel lined plate. Continue with remaining tortillas, adding a tsp. of oil at a time as needed.
  8. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  9. Pour ½ C. enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish.
  10. In the center of a tortilla, place a heaping 1/3 C. of the beef mixture, roll up the tortilla and place it seam side down in the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.
  11. Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the tortillas.
  12. Sprinkle the remaining cheeses over the top.
  13. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and the cheese is melted.
  14. Serve with cilantro, avocado, or lime slices if desired.