These cheesy skillet enchiladas are so quick and easy to make and so full of rich, meaty flavor, they will be a hit with the whole family.
Prep Time5 minutesmins
Cook Time20 minutesmins
Total Time25 minutesmins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Skillet Enchiladas Recipe
½canblack beansrinsed and drained (7.5 ounces)
1 ½cupred enchilada sauce
1teaspoonred pepper flakescrushed
avocado, sour cream, cilantro, and green onions(optional garnish)
In a large 12-inch frying pan over high heat, brown the ground beef until it is no longer pink and drain fat.
Add in black beans, enchilada sauce, garlic powder, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper then stir well to mix. Reduce heat to low heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.
Slice tortillas into strips (about 1-inch wide and 2-inches long).
Stir in tortilla strips and shredded cheese until the cheese is melted. Simmer an additional 5 minutes.
TIP: The enchilada sauce adds flavor and spice to the dish. Choose the sauce based on the brand and level of heat you prefer.TIP: For an even quicker cooking time, ground beef can be cooked ahead of time. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to a month.TIP: Use a lid on the skillet to melt the cheese quicker during the last few minutes.