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Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe
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Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe

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As a busy wife and mother of two young sons, I rely on this handy recipe. I layer enchilada ingredients in the slow cooker, turn it on and forget about it. With a bit of spice, these hearty enchiladas are especially nice during the colder months. —Mary Luebbert, Benton, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (16 ounces) pinto or kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 6 flour tortillas (6 inches)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 734 calories, 32 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 1,672 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 49 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion and green pepper until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the next eight ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Combine cheeses.
  2. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, layer about 3/4 cup beef mixture, one tortilla and about 1/3 cup cheese. Repeat layers. Cover and cook on low for 5-7 hours or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooker Enchiladas in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 734 calories, 32 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 1,672 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 11 g fiber, 49 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 20, 2015

"My family loved it! Definitely would make again."

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2015

"I'm wondering what type of slow cooker is best to use for this recipe, the oblong that looks like a roaster or the round and high type? Any suggestions? I have both styles. This sounds great!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015

"I made this recipe tonight and declare it a winner. I used a slow cooker liner bag as I thought it might be hard to remove when done and the bag made it so easy. I followed the recipe exactly and we loved it. Very tasty and easy to prepare. Here is the link to my review on the Taste of Home Community Forum:

http://community.tasteofhome.com/community_forums/f/30/p/906183/7885108.aspx#7885108
I highly recommend this recipe as a volunteer field editor for Taste of Home."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2014

"Worked out great for our family!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2014

"This turned out so much better than I thought it would. Had no issues getting it out of the crockpot. We just cut our portion sizes for each individual and dished it up. Did not try to take it out whole."

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