Beef Enchiladas

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Using simple ingredients and coming together in under an hour, I guarantee you will want to make these enchiladas all the time!


Enchiladas ground beef flour tortillas shredded cheddar cheese cilantro


Enchilada Sauce olive oil all-purpose flour chili powder  onion powder garlic powder ground cumin dried oregano vegetable broth tomato paste


Lime Rice water basmati brown rice  kosher salt lime zested lime juice cilantro


In a pan, heat oil. Add flour and whisk, then add chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, cumin, and oregano and whisk well.

Step 1


Pour in the broth slowly. Then, add the tomato paste and whisk until completely smooth.

Step 2


Bring to a simmer until slightly thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3


Bring water to a boil in a small pot on the stove top. Reduce heat and add the rice and salt.

Step 4


Cover and simmer on low for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed.

Step 5


Zest half of a lime into the rice, then add lime juice and cilantro to the rice and stir.

Step 6


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a baking dish. 

Step 7


Cook ground beef, seasoned to taste with salt and pepper, in a pan until browned.

Step 8


Add cheese and cilantro and mix through.

Step 9


Construct enchiladas by adding a few spoonfuls of lime rice to a tortilla. Top with ground beef and some enchilada sauce. 

Step 10


Brush the baking dish with enchilada sauce.

Step 11


Roll the tortilla and place seam-side down. Repeat with remaining 5 tortillas. They will fit snugly in the pan.

Step 12


Cover with foil and bake 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 10 minutes. Garnish with cilantro. Enjoy!

Step 13

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