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A forkful of beef enchilada with guacamole over a plate

Ground Beef Enchiladas

This easy ground beef enchilada recipe will be sure to satisfy your go to recipe. The veggies, herbs and spices are what make it so special.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beef enchiladas, easy beef enchilada recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 enchiladas
Calories 360kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion large, diced
  • 10 ounces mushrooms chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste
  • 1 pound ground beef I used grass fed Angus beef
  • 1 teaspoon cumin dried
  • 1 teaspoon oregano dried
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/16 teaspoon pepper
  • 2.5 cups enchilada sauce or as much as you want
  • 10 flour tortillas 6 inches
  • 6 ounces refried beans homemade or a can (you will have leftover)
  • 8 ounces Mexican cheese blend


  • Heat sauté pan and add oil
  • Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes
  • Add mushrooms and garlic and sauté for additional 5 minutes.  Once the vegetables are done, remove from pan and set aside
  • Add ground beef and break into bite sized pieces or desired size.  Saute for 7 minutes - it can still be pink.  Add half of the vegetables back with the beef and stir until combined
  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Get baking dish and spread enchilada sauce on the bottom of it
  • Gather tortillas, refried beans and Mexican cheese
  • Smear refried beans onto each of the tortillas, sprinkle some cheese on the beans and some beef on the cheese
  • Roll tortillas and place each one seam side down in prepared pan
  • Spoon enchilada sauce on rolled up ground beef enchiladas and sprinkle cheese on top of sauce
  • Bake uncovered for 25 minutes
  • Separate enchiladas with a spatula
  • Plate a few enchiladas
  • Serve
  • Enjoy


Serving: 2enchiladas | Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 500mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 2.9mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 2.9mg