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Cheesy Beef Enchiladas

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.

Makes

4 servings

Warm up a cold winter night with a hearty serving of Tex-Mex food. These enchiladas have a flavorful combination of ingredients and a rich homemade sauce. This easy one-dish meal gives me more time to spend with guests. —Mary Anne McWhirter, Pearland, Texas

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives, drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 flour tortillas (6 inches)
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Combine with cottage cheese, olives, parsley, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  2. Place about 1/3 cup filling on each tortilla; roll up. Place tortillas, seam side down, in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  3. For sauce, saute the onion and green pepper in oil until tender. Add the tomato sauce, green chiles, chili powder, sugar and garlic powder. Pour over tortillas.
  4. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

2 enchiladas: 698 calories, 38g fat (14g saturated fat), 120mg cholesterol, 2061mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 45g protein.

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