Beef Enchilada Recipe

 

 

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Lets get started! This recipe calls for chili. We strongly suggest using our chili recipe for the best results. This is because this enchilada recipe was designed specifically for our chili recipe. Using our chili recipe guarantees the perfect blend of spices for a finished product that will blow you away. Click here for: chili recipe

Beef Enchilada Ingredients

Beef Enchilada Ingredients

Beef Enchilada Ingredients

This recipe calls for:

Chili (click here for chili recipe)

3 Tablespoons Chili Powder

1 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Powder

3/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

4 Tablespoons Corn Oil

6 Tablespoons Flour

4 1/2 Cups Water

20 Corn Tortillas

Cheddar Cheese

Velveeta

Onion

Beef Enchilada Equipment

Beef Enchilada Equipment

Beef Enchilada Equipment

For this recipe you will need:

Sauce Pan

Spoon

Measuring Cups

Measuring Spoons

Cheese Grater

Frying Pan

Tongs, or forks to fry tortillas

Grating Cheese Cheese Filling

Cheese Filling

First Sep: Grating Cheese

Grate 1 cup Velveeta cheese and 1 cup Cheddar cheese and then mix them together. Set aside in refrigerator.

Corn TortillaFlpping Corn Tortilla

Blotting Corn Tortilla

Frying Corn Tortillas

Second Step: Frying Tortillas

Next you will want to soft fry the tortillas. If you skip this step, your Enchiladas will be absolutely horrible, microwave or not.

To soft fry the tortillas, put 1/4 of an inch of corn oil into a frying pan. Then place it on a burner set on medium high. It will take a few minuets for it to heat up. Once it is heated up drop a tortilla in the oil for 5 seconds. Then flip it over, let the other side cook for 5 seconds, and then remove it from the frying pan. Now blot the grease off using a paper towel. You will need to soft fry around 20 of these.

(If you have never fried any thing before, there are some safety rules to hot oil. One: Never leave it unattended. If you do, it could start your house on fire. Two: If you have children, make sure it is out of their reach and the handle of the skillet is not hanging off where they could reach it. Three: Use the proper utensils to fry--this never includes your hands. I know My hand is in the picture, but I can tell you from experience hot oil hurts! Also, Keep a sauce pan lid--that fits your frying pan--around any time you fry with hot oil; this way, if their is a fire, you can suffocate it out before it spreads beyond of the frying pan). I am not trying to scare you, just trying to make this an enjoyable experience.

Adding Salt To Enchilada SauceAdding Chilli To Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce Ingredients

Mixing Enchilada Sauce

Third Step: Mixing Enchilada Sauce

Next we will need to make the enchilada sauce.

First stir together in a sauce pan on a medium heat burner:

4 Tablespoons corn oil

3 Tablespoons Chili Powder

6 Tablespoons Flour

1 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Powder

3/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

 

Adding Water To Enchilada Sauce

Adding Water

Fourth Step: Adding Water To Enchilada Sauce

After the above ingredients have been stirred together and warmed, add in 4-1/2 cups water. Continue to stir until the sauce is thickened to the consistency of a thin gravy. Then turn the burner off. 

Dipping Tortilla Corn Tortilla In Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Tortilla

Tortillas And Enchilada Sauce

Fifth Step: Dipping Soft Fried Tortillas

We will take you through assembling the first beef enchilada.

Start by dipping a soft fried tortilla into the enchilada sauce.

Adding BeefAdding Cheese And Onion

Rolling Enchilada

Assembling Enchilada

Sixth Step: Assembling Beef Enchiladas

Now place that tortilla on a plate. Use a different plate than the one you will serve it on otherwise your presentation will be a huge mess. Then place 1/4th cup of beef (chili), 1/4th cup cheese and 1 Tablespoon chopped onion on the tortilla. Then roll the beef enchilada up tightly.

Sliding Enchilada

Sliding Enchilada

Seventh Step: Sliding

Take the rolled enchilada and slide it onto the serving plate.

BeefCheese And Onion

Enchilada Sauce

Adding Toppings

Eighth Sep: Topping Enchiladas

After you are done making the enchiladas top them off with more beef, cheese, onion, and about 3 to 4 large spoonfuls of enchilada sauce as seen to the left.

Beef Enchiladas

Freezer Beef Enchiladas

Finished Beef Enchiladas

Beef Enchiladas

Now enjoy your Meal! If you would like to freeze some of your recipe go right ahead. Just put them all into a container and then place them in the freezer. We suggest arranging them so they look like the picture at the bottom left, if you are going to freeze them. Just don't forget to add plenty of your enchilada sauce on top. When you are ready to enjoy them, just microwave your beef enchiladas until they are hot. They can also be reheated in a 350 degree oven until hot.

Click Here For: Beef Enchilada Serving Tips

   

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