Betty's Shredded Beef Enchiladas

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Oct. 28, 2013

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Shredded Beef Enchiladas. These enchiladas have a zesty filling and are topped with Enchilada Sauce.


For filling
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Garlic cloves 2 , finely chopped
Jalapeno pepper 1 , finely chopped ((seeds and fibers removed))
Cooked beef 1 Pound , shredded ((boneless sirloin steak used))
Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
Ground cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
Canned diced stewed tomatoes 14 1/2 Ounce
Soft corn tortillas 18 Small
Other ingredients for enchiladas
Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) ((for softening corn tortillas))
Chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped black olives 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely shredded cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cooking oil spray 1/2 Teaspoon
Enchilada sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((as needed))
Monterey jack cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)



1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.


For Filling:

2. In a deep skillet, heat olive oil and add chopped onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper. Saute over medium heat until softened.

3. Add shredded beef, cornstarch, chili powder, ground cumin, dried oregano, and stewed tomatoes. Cook until heated through.

For Enchilada:

4. Heat olive oil in a separate large skillet. Place corn tortillas, one at a time, in oil. Turn once, and remove when softened and drain on paper towel.

5. Spoon about 2 tablespoons filling on softened tortilla, followed by a small amount of chopped onion, chopped black olives, and shredded cheddar cheese. Roll tightly.

6. Grease a 13-inch by 9-inch by 2-inch baking dish with cooking oil spray. Place a small amount of for enchilada sauce on bottom.

7. Place rolled tortilla, seam side down, in baking dish. Repeat this procedure with all corn tortillas.

8. Pour more for enchilada sauce over the top.

9. Pop in oven and bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese on top and bake for an additional 5 minutes.


10. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 8