Beef Enchiladas from Betty Crocker

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Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 20 min, & Bake 20 min

Serves: 4


1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz.)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1/4 tsp pepper
1/3 cup chopped green bell pepper
2/3 cup water
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh or 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 whole green chilies, chopped, if desired
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
8 corn tortillas (6 in. in diameter)
Shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped onions, if desired


Heat oven to 350 degrees

Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in onion, sour cream, 1 cup cheese, the parsley and pepper. Cover and set aside.

Heat bell pepper, water, chili powder, oregano, cumin chilies, garlic and tomato sauce to boiling, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes. Pour into ungreased pie plate,
9 x 1¼ inches.

Dip each tortilla into sauce to coat both sides. Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture onto each tortilla; roll tortilla around filling. Place in ungreased rectangular baking dish, 11x7x1 ½ inches. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas.

Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish with shredded cheese, sour cream and chopped onions.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts: Amount Per Serving -- Calories: 560; Calories from fat: 295; Total fat 33 gm; Saturated fat: 16 gm; Cholesterol: 115 mg; Sodium: 980 mg; Carbohydrate: 37 gm; Protein: 34 gm


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