Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Simply Beef Enchiladas and Rice

This recipe is better than any Enchiladas I've ever eaten out in a restaurant. I know I'm bias towards TS products but that is an absolute true statement. These were super easy too. It does take a little more time to put together than most of my dishes, however it is WORTH it! You can use a Ground Beef Bag like I did to cut down on the time it would take to brown the ground beef. That will save you about 15-20 minutes. So just skip the browning portion of the recipe, if you are using a GB Bag. {What's that? Enter Quick Meals with Ground Beef in the Search on the main page.} There was lots of meat mixture left over too. You could probably roll another 12 small tortillas if you wanted to cook a 2nd batch. I put the leftovers topped with cheese in a storage container. Brian is taking it to work tomorrow to eat with chips :)

1 lb Ground Beef
1 tsp Seasoned Salt
1 TBSP Onion Onion
14 1/2 oz. can diced tomatoes (I like Hunts petite)
2 TBSP Simply Salsa
15 oz can of Chili Beans (I like Bush's mild)
2/3 cup enchilada sauce
1/3 cup sour cream
1 cup Taco Blend shredded cheese
12 small round flour tortillas
canola oil
1 cup uncooked rice

Brown Ground Beef with Seasoned Salt and Onion Onion. Drain grease in metal colander . Put beef back in the pan (or use a Ground Beef Bag). Stir in chili beans, 2/3 cup Ole' Ole' Sauce and sour cream. Simmer on low, uncovered, while you make the salsa and prep the tortillas.

In a separate bowl, mix diced tomatoes and Simply Salsa then set aside. Pour enough oil to cover the bottom of a small skillet (omelet works well) and heat on high. When oil starts to smoke, use tongs to dip both sides of tortilla quickly.

and then place on a paper towel. Pat dry.

Spray non-stick coating in a large casserole dish. Hold a tortilla in one hand and use the other to spoon in a small amount of meat mixture.

Fold sides together and put in casserole dish with the seam side down. Repeat for all tortillas. Dollop salsa on each and cover them with shredded cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Finished Meal with the leftover
Meat Mixture in the skillet

In a sauce pan boil 2 cups of water and add 1 cup uncooked rice. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Mix in remaining Simply Salsa before serving.

And the Plated Picture for the final to the table look

How much meat mixture leftover!
Add some cheese and dip with
chips for a quick lunch :)