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.

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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Kitchen equipment

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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • large skillet
  • wooden spoon
  • oven
  • large oven dish


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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