Chipotle Beef and Cheese Enchiladas
Spicy lean ground beef and cheese enchiladas, drenched in chipotle adobo enchilada sauce, covered in...more cheese! Baked until gooey and bubbly.
Servings Prep Time
5 20minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
5 20minutes
Cook Time
  • 2(10 ounce) cans red enchilada sauce
  • 2 chipotle peppers packed in adobo, minced fine
  • 1teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 2tablespoons, plus more for garnish chopped cilantro, more for garnish
  • 1pound lean ground beef
  • 10(6 inch) flour tortillas
  • 2cups (8 ounces) shredded colby jack cheese
  • sour cream, sliced green onions, chopped roma tomatoesfor garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Lightly spray 9 x 13 inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl stir together enchilada sauce, minced chipotles, adobo, and cilantro. Set aside.
  3. In a medium skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1/2 cup enchilada sauce mixture.
  4. Warm tortillas in microwave on high for 20 seconds, flip and heat for 20 seconds more.
  5. Spread 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce mixture evenly in baking dish. Place 1/4 cup beef mixture down center of each tortilla; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Wrap tortillas tightly around filling, placing seam side down in baking dish. Top with remaining enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes before serving; add toppings.
Recipe Notes
Adapted from Easy Easy Beef Enchiladas from Betty Crocker.