Ground Beef Enchiladas


Ground beef enchiladas are very easy and ready within 40 minutes. These Mexican tortillas are filled with ground beef, bell pepper, spices and more.

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Ground beef enchiladas
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2018-03-09, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 40 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 15-02-2021

40 minutes 4 people Main course
Ground beef enchiladas


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  • 8 tortillas
  • about 300 gram ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 can of tomato paste (140 gram)
  • 1 can of tomatoes (400 gram)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika powder
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • large handful of grated cheese
  • small handful of fresh parsley
Ground beef enchiladas ingredients
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • large skillet
  • wooden spoon
  • oven
  • large oven dish

Ground Beef Enchiladas

40 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

Peel and finely chop the onion and garlic cloves. Remove the seeds of the bell pepper and chop into small cubes. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees celsius or 350 degrees fahrenheit.

Chop the parsley and set aside.  

Ground beef enchiladas
Ground beef enchiladas

Finishing the ground beef enchiladas -- 30 minutes

Heat olive oil in a large skillet and sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes. Add bell pepper and after another few minutes also the ground beef. Let it cook for a few minutes and then also shortly cook sauté the tomato paste.

Add tomato chunks, oregano and smoked paprika powder and season with pepper and salt. Divide the ground beef mixture into 8 equal parts and divide them over the 8 tortillas.

Roll up the tortillas and arrange them in the oven dish. Divide the grated cheese on top and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes, or until the cheese is beautiful golden brown.

Finish with fresh parsley, enjoy!

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