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Beefy Enchiladas

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.


5-6 servings

This family favorite is a meal-in-one with salad or fruit. Tortilla chips are also good served with it.—Connie Shay, Kennewick, Washington
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  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 10 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • SAUCE:
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup sliced ripe olives, drained


  1. In a skillet, brown beef and onion until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in beans, salt and pepper. Place 1/3 cup of mixture and a spoonful of tomatoes on each tortilla. Roll up and place, seam side down, in a 13x9-in. baking pan.
  2. For sauce, melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add milk and enchilada sauce; stir until smooth. Add cheese and olives; cook over medium-high until mixture boils. Pour over enchiladas. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Let stand a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 594 calories, 29g fat (15g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 1071mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 9g fiber), 37g protein.

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