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Spinach and Beef Enchiladas

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Spinach adds a unique, nutritious spin to a classic Mexican casserole. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
box (9 oz) frozen spinach
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, undrained
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/2
cup sour cream
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas (8 tortillas)
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown.
  • 2
    Stir in spinach; cook, stirring frequently, until thawed. Stir in green chiles, cumin, garlic-pepper blend, sour cream and 1 cup of the cheese.
  • 3
    Spread about 1 teaspoon enchilada sauce on each tortilla. Top each with about 1/2 cup beef mixture. Roll up tortillas; place seam sides down in baking dish. In small bowl, mix remaining enchilada sauce and the salsa; spoon over enchiladas. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4
    Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

  • Serve these easy enchiladas with colorful toppings, such as chopped tomato, shredded lettuce, chopped green onions and sliced ripe olives.
  • Don’t care for spinach? Go ahead and use 1 cup of frozen corn or drained and rinsed canned pinto beans instead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Enchilada
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
11g
54%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
860mg
36%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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