Easy Oven-Baked Beef Enchiladas

Busy weekdays call for quick meals that don’t skimp on flavor. Enter Easy Oven-Baked Beef Enchiladas. Think layers of refried beans, taco-seasoned beef and shredded cheese — all rolled in Old El Paso™ Soft Flour Tortillas and topped with Old El Paso™ Mild Red Enchilada Sauce and Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend. With all that melty, zesty goodness, this is one recipe your family is sure to ask for again!
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 55 Minutes
Servings 5

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 packet (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Soft Tacos and Fajitas (10 Count)
  • 1 cup from 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Traditional Refried Beans
  • 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 2 cans (10 oz) Old El Paso™ Mild Red Enchilada Sauce

Serve with, if desired

  • Pico de gallo salsa
  • 1 container (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Crema Mexicana
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  3. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  4. Place tortillas on work surface. Spread 1 heaping tablespoonful refried beans evenly down center of each tortilla. Top with slightly less than 1/4 cup taco beef; sprinkle with 1 heaping tablespoonful cheese. Wrap tortillas tightly around filling, placing seam side down in baking dish. Top enchiladas with enchilada sauce and remaining cheese.
  5. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Top with pico de gallo and crema.

Expert Tips


  • 2 Enchiladas Calories 530 (Calories from Fat 240);  Total Fat 26g (Saturated Fat 14g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 90mg;  Sodium 1630mg;  Potassium 310mg;  Total Carbohydrate 44g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 2g);  Protein 29g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 0%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 35%;  Iron 25%
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch;  1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1/2 Very Lean Meat;  1 High-Fat Meat;  1 1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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