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5-Ingredient Cheesy Beef Enchilada Crescent Cups

5-ingredient cheesy beef enchilada crescent cups Entree
5-Ingredient Cheesy Beef Enchilada Crescent Cups
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 8

Fifteen minutes of prep, five ingredients and one muffin pan: That’s all it takes for this super easy spin on beef enchiladas to come together. (No tortilla rolling required.) MORE+ LESS-

May 25, 2018

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1/2
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 oz)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; drain. Return to skillet; stir in 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce and the taco seasoning mix; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
  • 2
    On large cutting board, unroll dough (if using crescent dough, press perforations to seal); cut into 8 squares with sharp knife or pizza cutter. Line each muffin cup by pressing 1 dough square in bottom and up side of cup. Divide beef mixture evenly among dough-lined cups, about 1/4 cup each. Top cups with cheese, about 1 tablespoon each.
  • 3
    Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until dough is deep golden brown and filling is heated through. Cool in pan 5 minutes; using metal spatula, run around edge of each muffin cup to remove from pan.
  • 4
    Heat remaining enchilada sauce; serve with enchilada cups.

Expert Tips

  • Serve these cups with your favorite enchilada toppings, such as diced avocado, diced tomatoes and sour cream.
  • Like it hot? Opt for Old El Paso™ medium or hot enchilada sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Enchilada Cup
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
660mg
27%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
13g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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