Quick & Easy

Beef enchiladas

This simple Mexican dish is a quick and easy dinner for the whole family and serves well with a fresh green salad.
Beef enchiladas

Beef enchiladas


This simple Mexican dish is a great quick and easy dinner for the whole family. Using premade or leftover chilli con carne mixture wrapped in tortillas and smothered in salsa and cheese for a super simple dinner the whole family will love. Yum!

When it comes to weeknight dinners, it can be easy to fall into the same daily menu routines. Spice up family meal time by adding some Mexican flavours into the mix with a delicious chilli con carne.



1.Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan). Oil a shallow rectangular 3-litre (12-cup) ovenproof dish.
2.Combine [chilli con carne mixture](https://www.womensweeklyfood.com.au/recipes/chilli-con-carne-14661|target=”_blank”) and a third of the cheese in a medium bowl.
3.Heat tortillas according to directions on the packet; place on a board. Place ½ cup of the chilli con carne mixture along the edge of each tortilla; roll firmly to enclose filling.
4.Spread ½ cup tomato salsa into dish. Place enchiladas, seam-side down, in dish (they should be snug, without overcrowding). Pour over the remaining tomato salsa and sprinkle enchiladas with remaining cheese.
5.Bake enchiladas, uncovered, for about 15 minutes until cheese melts and enchiladas are heated through.
6.Serve with sour cream, sprinkle with coriander leaves and accompany with a green salad, if you like.

We used a medium heat tomato salsa but you can use either a mild or hot salsa, depending on your chilli tolerance.


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