Authentic Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Authentic Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Authentic Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Create a delicious and authentic Mexican dining experience in the comfort of your own home with our recipe for Beef and Cheese Enchiladas. These enchiladas are packed with savory beef, gooey cheese, and a flavorful sauce that will leave your taste buds dancing.


  • 2 cups cooked and shredded beef
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated monterey jack cheese
  • 10 small corn tortillas
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) red enchilada sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh cilantro and sliced green onions for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large skillet, sauté the chopped onion and garlic until they become translucent.
  3. Add the shredded beef, ground cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Cook until the beef is heated through and well coated with the spices.
  4. Warm the corn tortillas in a microwave for about 20 seconds, or until they become pliable.
  5. Spread a spoonful of enchilada sauce on each tortilla.
  6. Place a portion of the beef mixture and a sprinkle of both cheddar and monterey jack cheese on each tortilla.
  7. Roll up the tortillas and place them seam side down in a baking dish.
  8. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the rolled tortillas and top with the remaining cheese.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Garnish with chopped cilantro and sliced green onions before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Authentic Beef and Cheese Enchiladas are the perfect combination of tender beef, melted cheese, and bold flavors. Whether you’re cooking for a family dinner or a special occasion, this recipe is sure to impress. Serve with a side of Mexican rice and refried beans for a complete meal that will transport your taste buds south of the border.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 30g

Indulge in the deliciousness of homemade enchiladas with this easy-to-follow recipe. Your family and friends will be begging for seconds!

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