Carnita Enchiladas

Carnita Enchiladas
Instead of filling and rolling corn tortillas, they're torn into bite-size pieces and layered with back beans and a ground beef and potato filling. A generous topping of cheddar cheese finishes this family-style Mexican casserole.
Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Cook 10 - 12 m
Bake 25 m



  1. 1 of 6 Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. 2 of 6 Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and onion. Cook for 5 minutes, until lightly browned. Add potato and tomato and cook, covered, about 5 to 7 minutes, or until potato softens.
  3. 3 of 6 Add beans, chili powder, salt and garlic powder. Mix until well combined and set aside.
  4. 4 of 6 Spread 1/4 cup of the enchilada sauce on bottom of baking dish. Tear up 8 of the tortillas and layer over sauce. Spoon on meat and bean mixture. Pour 1/2 cup enchilada sauce evenly over meat layer.
  5. 5 of 6 Tear up remaining 8 tortillas and layer over sauce. Pour remaining sauce over top and sprinkle with cheese.
  6. 6 of 6 Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted.
Nutrition Information for Carnita Enchiladas
Servings Per Recipe: 8
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