Mexican Ground Beef Enchiladas Recipe

Mexican Ground Beef Enchiladas Recipe


Enchilada Sauce
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup flour
2 tablespoons chili powder
3 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
2 cups water
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce

1 onion, chopped
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
1/2 cup oil
3 cups cheddar cheese, grated
1 dozen corn tortilla
6 ounces sliced olives


In skillet put in shortening and melt, add flour and cook just until lightly browned (be careful don’t do it to long). Add seasonings making a paste. Add water gradually then add tomato sauce and add beef granules. Cook until thick stirring constantly. In separate skillet, cook ground beef and onions until done; drain. Salt and pepper to taste. Place 1/2 cup oil in pan and heat. Heat the tortillas in oil, one by one. Dip the tortillas in the sauce. Add 2 or 3 tablespoons ground beef mixture to each tortilla and a sprinkle of olives to each and a little sprinkle of cheese. In a 9×13 pan spread a thin layer of sauce on bottom. Roll up enchiladas and place in pan. Cover enchiladas with remaining sauce and cheese and sprinkle with olives. Bake in oven at 350°F degrees for 30 minutes.

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