Cheater Enchiladas- using only 4 ingredients

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This is one of my cheater meals. I don’t cook like this every night, but when I am limited on time, this one is so easy to make and my family loves it.  With only 4 ingredients (plus optional sour cream) it is fool proof.  Cheater Enchiladas for the win!
Easiest Cheater Beef Enchiladas - using only 4 ingredients.  So easy to make when you are limited on time but taste great!

The Easiest Beef Enchiladas Ever
  • 1 lb ground beef, cooked
  • 1 can(10 oz) red enchilada sauce
  • 2 c. shredded cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas (flour can be used instead)
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Mix cooked ground beef with ¾ c. enchilada sauce and 1 c. of cheese.
  4. Spoon approx ¼ c. filling into each tortilla, roll up and place seam side down into baking dish.
  5. Pour remaining sauce over rolled tortillas.
  6. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake for 25-30 mins or until cheese is melted.
  8. * can cover with foil for more moist enchiladas. Remain in final 5 minutes of baking.
Favorite trick with corn tortillas-
wrap a damp paper towel (run quickly under water) with 5 corn tortillas and microwave for 1 minute at a time. They will be hot! Be careful.
The tortillas will then bend easily and will not crack like they do without heating them.

I’ve tried different kinds of enchilada sauces and haven’t noticed a difference.  You can also add a 2nd can if you like it more “saucy.”  We tend to like things more on the cheesy side.

Easiest ever Beef Enchiladas - using only 4 ingredients www.thirtyhandmadedays.comPutting this together is so so so easy to do.  And ya know what? Nobody will know the difference.  As I’ve mentioned before, some of my family’s favorite meals and desserts are the ones that take the least time to make.

Easiest ever Beef Enchiladas - using only 4 ingredients from www.thirtyhandmadedays.comHere’s where you can choose- with or without sour cream.   I have some in my family who love it and others who won’t touch it with a 10 foot pole.  I actually like it to cut the spice sometimes.  But it’s your call!

Easiest Cheater Beef Enchiladas - using only 4 ingredients www.thirtyhandmadedays.comOur family likes beef rice for a side.  And sometimes I add beans too.  One of the easiest dinners EVER!
Here are some of our other simple favorites:

6 Ingredients Baked Ziti - super simple recipe using ingredients you most likely have on hand.
Easy Baked Ziti 

Porcupines in a Skillet- one of our favorite dinner ideas.   A crowd pleaser for sure!
Porcupines in a Skillet

Main Dishes: Chicken Tortilla Bake with only 6 ingredients! (items you probably already have on hand) www.thirtyhandmadedays.comChicken Tortilla Bake with 6 ingredient