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Ground Beef Enchiladas Recipe

These ground beef enchiladas have a creamy base, but a taco flavoring.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Easy beef enchiladas, Enchiladas, Ground Beef, ground beef enchiladas
Servings: 16
Calories: 252kcal


  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 2 (16 ounce) cans chili beans do not drain
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans red enchilada sauce divided
  • 1 cup salsa divided
  • 16 (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can sliced olives


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain well.
  • Stir in the beans, one can of enchilada sauce and 1/2 cup salsa; set aside.
  • Top each tortilla with 2/3 cup beef mixture.
  • Roll up and place seam side down in two greased 9 x 13 inch baking dishes (8 enchiladas per pan).
  • Drizzle with the other can of enchilada sauce and remaining salsa.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and olives.
  • Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes.


To use one of the pans as a freezer meal - cover well and place in the freezer. If frozen, remove enchiladas from freezer, leave foil on pan and cook for approximately 30 minutes. Remove foil and cook additional 15-20 min, until bubbling and cheese completely melted.


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 1345mg | Potassium: 543mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 559IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 3mg