Can I use mince for enchiladas?

Mexican beef enchiladas – tortillas packed with beef mince and beans and smothered with cheese – are easy to make and a great crowd-pleaser.

How do I make ground beef enchiladas?

Spread about 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 9×13″ casserole dish to evenly coat the bottom. Add 1/3 cup of the ground beef mixture in a straight line to the center of each tortilla. Add about 1/4 cup of the shredded cheese and roll up tightly. Lay seam side down in the casserole dish.

Should enchiladas be corn or flour?

Corn tortillas
Corn tortillas are traditional for enchiladas, but flour tortillas also work.

What meat do you put in enchiladas?


  1. 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  2. 2 cans (10 oz each) Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce.
  3. 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles.
  4. 1 package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch)
  5. 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (6 oz)

What goes in a beef enchilada?


  1. 1 batch red enchilada sauce (or a 15-ounce can of store-bought red enchilada sauce)
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  3. 1 small white onion, diced.
  4. 4 cloves garlic, minced.
  5. 1 1/2 pounds (24 ounces) lean ground beef.
  6. 1 teaspoon ground cumin.
  7. 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained.
  8. 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles.

What do you put in beef enchiladas?


  1. 1 pound lean ground beef.
  2. 1 cup chunky salsa.
  3. 1 (10-ounce) can red enchilada sauce.
  4. 8 (8-inch) tortillas (We much prefer flour tortillas in this recipe, but corn are more traditional.)
  5. 1 (8-ounce) package Borden® Cheese Thick Cut Shredded Four Cheese Mexican (about 2 cups)

What is a Mexican enchilada?

An enchilada (/ˌɛntʃɪˈlɑːdə/, Spanish: [entʃiˈlaða]) is a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a savory sauce. Originally from Mexican cuisine, enchiladas can be filled with various ingredients, including meats, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, or combinations.

Why are my enchiladas mushy?

Adding Too Much Sauce. Most people drown their enchiladas in sauce before putting them in the oven, but that’s the number one cause of soggy enchiladas. Because you’ve already coated your tortillas in the sauce, they won’t need that much more.

Do Mexicans use flour tortillas for enchiladas?

Tortillas: Corn tortillas are traditionally used in Mexican-style enchiladas, but I typically use flour tortillas (which are more commonly used in Tex-Mex and American-style enchiladas) since they are much easier to roll. That said, just about any style of tortillas will work in this recipe.

How to bake enchiladas with sauce?

Smear a bit of Sauce on the bottom of a baking dish (stops sliding). Place filling on the lower third of a tortilla. Roll up then place in the baking dish, seam side down. Repeat with remaining Filling & Tortillas. Pour Sauce over the Enchiladas, top with cheese, bake for 10 minutes covered (Note 5) then 10 minutes uncovered.

What are enchiladas made of?

These enchiladas are made with a fresh green salsa, just like you would find in a Mexican restaurant or better yet, in a Mexican home. These enchiladas are filled with chicken first simmered in tomatoes, chile peppers, and creamy soup to seal in the flavors.

What is the best way to make Taco Bell enchiladas?

Top with slightly less than 1/4 cup taco beef; sprinkle with 1 heaping tablespoonful cheese. Wrap tortillas tightly around filling, placing seam side down in baking dish. Top enchiladas with enchilada sauce and remaining cheese.

How long does it take to cook ground beef enchiladas?

Bake in the preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 to 30 minutes. Flavorful ground beef enchiladas covered in a spicy red sauce! Get a full year for $5! Cook 5-star weekday dinners every time.