Tex-Mex Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Tex-Mex Beef and Cheese Enchiladas “Cheese filled tortillas are covered with a spicy meat sauce and cheese before baking. Growing up all my life in South Texas, this dish was a staple!” Ingredients 2 pounds ground beef 3 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 4 cups water 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons cooking oil 12 (6 inch) corn tortillas 4 cups shredded American cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Heat the … Continue reading Tex-Mex Beef and Cheese Enchiladas

Texas Enchilada Sauce

Texas Enchilada Sauce “Being from deep South Texas, I learned many ways to prepare Mexican and Tex-Mex foods. This is my all time favorite!” Ingredients 2 (6.5 ounce) cans tomato sauce 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1/3 cup chili powder 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, minced 1 green bell pepper, chopped Directions In a medium saucepan combine tomato sauce, crushed tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, paprika, cumin, pepper, salt and garlic. Cover and cook over medium heat. … Continue reading Texas Enchilada Sauce

Quick Enchilada Sauce

Quick Enchilada Sauce Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons self-rising flour 1/4 cup New Mexico or California chili powder 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 1/2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion salt salt to taste Directions Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in flour and chili powder, reduce heat to medium, and cook until lightly brown, stirring constantly to prevent burning flour. Gradually stir in tomato sauce, water, cumin, garlic powder, and onion salt into the flour and chili powder until smooth, and continue cooking over medium … Continue reading Quick Enchilada Sauce

Red Enchilada Sauce

Red Enchilada Sauce Ingredients 6 dried ancho chiles 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 1/4 cup corn oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 3 cups beef broth Directions Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Arrange the ancho chiles on a baking sheet and toast in the preheated oven 3 to 4 minutes; remove the stems, pulp, and seeds from the toasted peppers. Place peppers in a bowl and pour enough hot water into bowl to cover completely; allow to soak for 1 hour. Combine the … Continue reading Red Enchilada Sauce