Santa Fe Enchiladas

Santa Fe Enchiladas

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"'These flavorful enchiladas are my sister's favorite - she requests them whenever we get together,' writes Lisa Zamora of Beloit, Wisconsin. This meaty main dish is cooked in the microwave, so it's done in a jiffy."
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25 m servings
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  1. Crumble beef into a large microwave-safe bowl; stir in onion. Cover and microwave on high for 4-1/2 to 6 minutes or until meat is no longer pink, stirring every 1-1/2 minutes; drain. Stir in the tomato paste, water and taco seasoning. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
  2. Spoon about 1/3 cup meat mixture down the center of each tortilla; roll up tightly. Place seam side down in a greased shallow 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Set remaining meat mixture aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine cheese sauce and chilies. Cover and microwave on high for 50 seconds; stir. Pour over tortillas.
  3. Spoon remaining meat mixture down the center of tortillas. Cover and cook on high for 4 to 4-1/2 minutes or until heated through. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.

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I baked my enchiladas at 350* for 30 minutes in the oven. I covered the pan with foil to prevent them from drying out. Thanks for the great recipe.

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Bland. I did omit the green chiles because I didn't have any on hand. This may have made the difference. So if there's a next time, I'll be adding some fajita spice, and probably using diced t...

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I baked my enchiladas at 350* for 30 minutes in the oven. I covered the pan with foil to prevent them from drying out. Thanks for the great recipe.

Bland. I did omit the green chiles because I didn't have any on hand. This may have made the difference. So if there's a next time, I'll be adding some fajita spice, and probably using diced t...

I've been making this for years. My kids love it and have friends who now have it as part of their rotation, too. I changed the recipe a little. I only use 1 lb of meat and add 1 can of drain...

Very good - I'd never made enchiladas before and this was fast and easy.

Trust me, this is NOT a Santa Fe enchilada.

These were a lot better than I thought! After reading the reviews, I thought they would be bland but this is one of the best enchilada recipes I've tried. I made it just as written except that...

My family loved this and it was great. I did pour 12oz of cheese sauce over the whole thing.

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