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Beef and Tomato Enchiladas

beef and tomato enchiladas Entree
Beef and Tomato Enchiladas
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 5

Seasoned ground beef and Monterey Jack cheese are rolled inside flour tortillas and smothered in jalapeño-infused tomato sauce for a twist on enchiladas. ...MORE+ LESS-

March 22, 2018

Ingredients

1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
large jalapeño chile, seeded, chopped
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
1
package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch)
1 1/2
cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (6 oz)
Chopped fresh cilantro leaves, sour cream and diced avocado, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 11x7-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In blender or small food processor, place tomatoes and jalapeño chile; cover and blend to smooth sauce. Spread 1 cup of the sauce evenly in baking dish.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Reduce heat to medium; stir in taco seasoning mix and 3/4 cup of the sauce. Cook and stir constantly 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated through. Heat tortillas as directed on package.
  • 3
    Spoon 1/4 cup beef mixture down center of each tortilla; sprinkle with generous 1 tablespoon cheese. Wrap tortillas tightly around filling, placing seam side down in baking dish. Top with remaining sauce.
  • 4
    Spray one side of sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down. Bake about 30 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Adjust spice level of tomato sauce by adding more or less jalapeño.
  • Serve with a side of refried beans or Spanish rice for a complete meal.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
1120mg
47%
Potassium
590mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
5g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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