Hot Eats and Cool Reads: Shredded Beef and Black Bean Enchiladas Recipe

Sep 3, 2014

Shredded Beef and Black Bean Enchiladas Recipe

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I love me some Mexican food! One of my favorites is Seafood Enchiladas, but when I'm in the mood for something more traditional, I make enchiladas with red sauce! This recipe is super easy because it uses leftover beef from my Shredded Beef Tacos! I love making two recipes out of one. It's a huge timesaver and so convenient, especially during the week! I'm also a lover of black beans. They are a cheap filler, so good for you, and also fit in with any Mexican inspired meal. 

You can use canned enchilada sauce for a semi homemade meal, or use homemade if you have some on hand. We always serve it with some rice! What's your favorite Mexican food?

Shredded Beef and Black Bean Enchiladas (click here to print recipe)

What you need:
8- 8 inch flour tortillas
2 cups leftover shredded beef from Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos
1- 15.5 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup shredded cheddar
1/2 cup enchilada sauce

3 cups enchilada sauce (spread a spoonful in the bottom of the baking dish before adding enchiladas)
1 cup shredded cheddar

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl, stir together the shredded beef, black beans, cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup enchilada sauce until combined. Scoop the beef and bean mixture into each tortilla, fold over and roll. Place seam side down in the 9x13 glass baking dish. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the enchiladas and sprinkle with 1 cup of cheddar cheese. 

Bake for 25-30 minutes until the cheese is browned and sauce is bubbly. Serve with lettuce, tomato, salsa and sour cream!

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  1. I love this recipe idea, and such a great way to use any leftover beef! :) Pinned.

  2. This is my kind of recipe! Love Mexican food.

  3. Love this recipe. It is perfect for a weeknight dinner!

  4. Mexican is my favorite too! Love how tasty and easy these look!

  5. I totally love that you can make one recipe and get two meals out of it. Mexican is my favorite and that photo up there is just about killing me. So delicious!

  6. Yummy, yummy, yummy. I love all things Mexican, can't get enough. Thanks for sharing.

  7. I'm such a fan of Mexican food myself but Grumpy gripes when I make it. Grrr on Grumpy. I love enchiladas also and used to make cheesy enchilada's when the boys lived at home. I think its time to make Grumpy gripe again and make some. I am interested in your seafood enchilada's also!

  8. I LOVE Mexican food too! Def going to try these enchiladas. Your blog header is SO cute!


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