Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 45 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins | Yield: 4 to 6 Servings
A big thanks to my dear friend, Anita, for this awesome recipe! Oh, man, you are so in for a treat! My friends could not get enough of these enchiladas! They are the perfect party food, I’m telling you! Feel free to tweak this recipe to your liking. Enjoy!
2-3 pounds coarse ground chuck
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 medium white onion
2-3 medium jalapeno or serrano peppers
1/3 bunch fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon chilli powder
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
12+ homemade corn or flour tortillas
1 cup grated Monterey jack cheese
1 cup grated Mexican blend cheese
2-3 cups **enchilada sauce
Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Add the sliced onion, sliced peppers, bay leaves, and cilantro into the food processor. Pulse until well combined.
In a mixing bowl, add the cheeses and stir until well mixed.
Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Add oil and allow it to become hot.
Add the ground beef, paprika, chilli powder, salt, and pepper. Cook for a few minutes until brown.
Add the minced ingredients. Stir and cook until done.
Remove the skillet from the heat.
Apply cooking spray in a 9×13-inch baking dish.
Cover 6 tortillas with paper towels, then place them inside the microwave and heat for about 20 seconds. Repeat the process to the rest of the tortillas.
Fill each tortilla with the meat mixture and sprinkle a generous amount of cheese on top. Roll and place it into the prepared baking dish. Repeat the process to the rest of the ingredients.
Pour the sauce on top and spread it evenly.
Sprinkle more cheese over the sauce.
Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes or until done.
Serve and enjoy!