Spinach and Beef Enchiladas

Bring more color and vitamins to a classic Mexican casserole with the addition of spinach. Your family will never know!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen spinach
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, undrained
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/2
cup sour cream
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso® enchilada sauce
1
package (11.5 oz) Old El Paso® flour tortillas (8 tortillas)
1/2
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown.
  • 2 Stir in spinach; cook, stirring frequently, until thawed. Stir in green chiles, cumin, garlic-pepper blend, sour cream and 1 cup of the cheese.
  • 3 Spread about 1 teaspoon enchilada sauce on each tortilla. Top each with about 1/2 cup beef mixture. Roll up tortillas; place seam sides down in baking dish. In small bowl, mix remaining enchilada sauce and the salsa; spoon over enchiladas. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 4 Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Enchilada
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    35%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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