Cook to 160 degrees Farenheit Internal Temperature

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Spicy Ground Beef Enchiladas

A Mexican-style family favorite, with an extra kick of spiciness.

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Ingredients

Enchilada

1 lb ground round 

1 cup small curd cottage cheese 

1 can (4.25 oz) chopped ripe olives, drained 

2 T minced fresh parsley 

1/2 tsp garlic powder 

1/2 tsp salt 

1/4 tsp pepper 

8 small flour tortillas 

 

Sauce

1 medium onion, chopped 

1/2 medium green pepper, chopped 

1 T cooking oil 

1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce 

1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilies

2 tsp chili powder

1 tsp sugar

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

 

Directions

In a skillet, brown the ground beef until internal temperature reaches 160° F on a meat thermometer. Drain the beef and then combine it with cottage cheese, olives, parsley, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Place about 1/3 cup of this mixture (the filling) on each tortilla and roll them. Place tortillas, seam side down, in an ungreased 9-by-13-inch baking pan. For sauce, sauté the onion and green pepper in oil until tender. Add tomato sauce, green chilies, chili powder, sugar and garlic powder. Pour the sauce over tortillas. Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and return to the oven for 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

Prep Time 20 minutes

Cook Time 30 minutes

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