The Best Beef Enchiladas

I’m from Texas (as you know) and just moved to Calgary (as you also may know) which means there’s no Tex-Mex anywhere to be found. *SIGH* My family is part Mexican (just kidding) but I really feel we should be with the amount of Mexican food we eat. We are craving the enchiladas, taquitos, quesadillas and burritos that we could drive down the street to get in Texas. So, it’s time to take it in my own hands and make some of my own Mexican food.  Who doesn’t love some good enchiladas? Here is a DELICIOUS recipe that definitely hit the spot for us. Seriously, it’s one of my all time favorite enchilada recipes. You can thank me later. 🙂

Here is the recipe to the best beef enchiladas you will ever have!

Cook time: 20 Minutes

Servings: 6

Difficulty: Easy!



  • Click here to see how to make the best red enchilada sauce
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  • 1-1/2 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 whole Medium Onion, Finely Diced
  • 2 cans (4 Ounce) Diced Green Chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
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  • 3 cups Grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup Chopped Onions
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Cilantro
  • 8 – 12 Flour Tortillas


The Sauce
Prepare the red enchilada sauce. (It’s so yummy!)

Red Sauce

The Meat
Once you have the sauce simmering start browning the meat with onions in a skillet. Drain off fat once browned and stir in 2 cans of diced green chilies and seasoned salt. Set aside.

Enchilada Meat
The Meat

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour enough red sauce to coat the bottom of your baking pan. Spread to even out. Now place some meat, a little grated cheese,  and onions in the center of tortilla. Roll up and place, seam down, in baking pan. Repeat until pan is filled. Pour remaining red sauce over enchiladas and top with remaining cheddar cheese.

The Best Beef Enchiladas

The Best Beef Enchiladas

Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

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