Beef Enchilada Recipes, Hints & Videos

Beef Enchilada Recipes, Hints & Videos

Rooted in the midst of meso-American time, enchiladas have become a favorite of modern American cuisine as well. Introduced by the indigenous people of Mexico (the the Spanish Conquistadores), it originally consisted of a corn tortilla wrapped around a fish.

That said, today's enchilada can be made with a variety of different meats and vegetables, but the beef enchilada is by far the most popular form of this rolled corn dish. At Recipe4Living we have some really easy and fancy beef enchilada recipes.

Beef Enchilada Recipes

Mexican Enchiladas

After dipping tortillas in red sauce and frying up in grease after stuffing with meat and potatoes they will have a red color that will tantalize and tingle your tongue with zesty flavor. The hotter the sauce the zestier the tingle. Enjoy.


2 lb. hamburger

5 dried chili pods

5 lg. potatoes

3 l. tomatoes

5 dried chili pods

5 jalapeno peppers

6-8 tomatillos (green tomatoes)

10 flour tortillas

1 C. oil

For guacamole and toppings:

1 onion

4 avocadoes

2 med. tomatoes

1 head lettuce

garlic salt

1 pkg. cheese

1 jar Picante sauce

1 can black olives

1 16-oz. container sour cream


Brown hamburger, drain off grease. While hamburger is browning over medium heat, bring large tomatoes, dried chili pods, jalapenos and tomatillos to boil in a pot. Let boil for 15 minutes. Blend in blender on liquify. Pour into large bowl. Boil potatoes until fork easily goes in. Peel and quarter then dice up potatoes. In skillet, heat oil over low to low-medium heat. Dip tortilla into sauce then place flat in skillet. Put one large spoon full of hamburger and potatoes, about small handful of potatoes, into center of tortillas. Fold in half. Flip fry on each side about 30 seconds. When done, lift out of skillet to put on plate and drain off oil.

Guacamole: dice up onion and tomatoes. Peel and mash avocadoes. Stir in half cup of tomatoes and onion. Stir in garlic salt to taste. Place as many enchiladas on plate as desired and top with sour cream, guacamole, lettuce, black olives, diced onion, diced tomatoes, cheese, and salsa.

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Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipes

Enchilada Grande Casserole

Ground beef, refried beans and tortillas make this the supreme enchilada casserole.


1 lb. lean ground beef

1 16 oz. can refried beans

1 15 oz. can tomato sauce

1/2 C. water

1 1 3/8 oz. pkg. enchilada sauce mix

8 7-8 inch flour tortillas

2 C. shredded cheddar cheese

Sour cream (optional)

Sliced green onion (optional)


In a large skillet, cook ground beef until brown. Drain off fat. Stir in refried beans, tomato sauce, water and enchilada sauce mix. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Grease a 3 qt. rectangular or 2-qt. round baking dish. Arrange four tortillas in the bottom of prepared dish, trimming and overlapping as necessary to cover bottom of dish.

Spoon half of meat mixture over tortillas in dish. Sprinkle with half of cheese. Repeat layering with remaining tortillas and remaining meat mixture. Bake uncovered in oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake uncovered about 10 minutes more or until heated through. Let stand 10 minutes. Top with sour cream and sliced green onion, if desired.

Yield: 8-10 servings

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KitchenAid Multi Food Chopper

Adjustable Measuring Spoon

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