BEEF ENCHILADA RECIPE
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An enchilada is basically a corn tortilla wrapped around various types of meat. The "personality" of an enchilada is primarily defined by the flavor of the sauce poured over it. Some enchiladas have a dark red, tomato-based sauce. Others are prepared with mole sauce, a Mexican recipe flavored with dark chocolate.
Here's a hot recipe for beef enchiladas from Mex-recipes.com, and has a sauce recipe to go with it.
2 lbs ground beef
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Chili powder
2 tablespoons Paprika
1 teaspoon Cumin
3 cloves fresh garlic
1/2 diced Bell pepper
1 small diced Onion
12 black olives (optional)
12 flour tortillas
In 2 quart sauce pan combine ground beef, salt, chili power, garlic, cumin, and paprika.
Add enough water to cover meat. Bring to a boil. Simmer over medium-low heat about an hour.
Add chopped onion and chopped bell pepper.
Continue simmering about 30 more minutes.
Heat 2 Tablespoons of oil in a skillet on medium-high.
Cook tortillas in oil, one at a time until soft, about 10 seconds; drain on paper towels and let cool.
Add 2 tablespoons of the beef mixture to center of each tortilla using slotted spoon
Roll tortilla by folding the sides in first, then rolling it up vertically.
Sprinkle grated cheese on each rolled tortilla, and pour hot enchilada sauce over it (recipe below).
If desired, top with sliced black olives.
SUGGESTION: Serve with chunky corn salsa and raw shredded red cabbage
2 tablespoons shortening
3 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons red Chile powder
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
Heat together shortening and flour.
Gradually add remaining ingredients.
Stir constantly until well blended and hot, 4-5 minutes.
Pour over enchiladas and serve immediately.
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