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Tex-Mex Enchiladas

Classic beef enchiladas smothered in melty cheese and traditional red sauce, this Tex-Mex Enchilada recipe has been a favorite in our family for decades!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 10
Calories 273 kcal


  • frying pan
  • 9X13 baking dish
  • shallow bowl for tomato sauce
  • plate for rolling tortillas


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 10 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 pound grated cheese
  • 1 packet enchilada sauce mix
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • grated cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Brown your meat with chopped onion. Drain. Mix with shredded cheese in a mixing bowl.
  • Mix tomato sauce with ½ cup of water and enchilada sauce mix. Put in a shallow bowl that is big enough to dip the tortillas in.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet. In oil, cook each tortilla about 20 seconds. Remove from oil and dip in enchilada sauce. Carefully remove to a plate.
    frying a corn tortilla in pan
  • Place a couple of tablespoons of meat and cheese mix onto the tortilla.
  • Roll meat mixture into each tortilla. Place the enchilada into the casserole pan.
    rolling enchiladas in pan
  • When dish is full, pour remaining sauce on top of enchiladas.
  • Top with grated cheddar cheese.
    enchiladas topped with cheese ready to bake
  • Bake for 20 minutes in 350-degree oven.


Calories: 273kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 15gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 302mgPotassium: 284mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 326IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 198mgIron: 2mg
Keyword beef, cheese, Mexican, Tex Mex
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