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Beef ‘n’ Rice Enchiladas

When there are young children in the house, you want foods that are a snap to prepare. Loaded with ground beef, cheese and a flavorful rice mix, these enchiladas fit the bill. But they’re so good that I make them to serve to company, too. —Jennifer Smith, Colona, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    10 enchiladas

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6.8 ounces) Spanish rice and pasta mix
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) enchilada sauce, divided
  • 10 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1-2/3 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  • Prepare rice mix according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in Spanish rice and 1-1/4 cups enchilada sauce.
  • Spoon about 2/3 cup beef mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top each with 1 tablespoon cheese; roll up.
  • Place in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with the remaining enchilada sauce and cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° until the cheese is melted, 20-25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 enchilada: 415 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 1141mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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