Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Ranchero Beef Enchiladas and Fiesta Salad

Ranchero Beef Enchiladas
Ranchero Beef Enchiladas and Fiesta Salad is an easy recipe using Larry's Ranchero Sauce. Everyone will enjoy these deliciously healthy enchiladas served with this refreshing and colorful side salad that rounds out this Southwest favorite.
For the Ranchero Beef Enchiladas
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1 16 oz. jar Larry's Southwestern Ranchero Sauce
12 corn tortillas (not crunchy)
3 cups shredded cheese (Monterrey Jack, mild cheddar or a combination)
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro for garnish
For the Fiesta Salad
1 cup diced avocado
Freshly squeezed juice from 1 lime
1 cup frozen or fresh corn cooked and cooled
1 cup drained and rinsed black beans
1 cup diced tomato
1/2 cup minced red onion
 1/4 cup minced fresh jalapeno or green pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper or to taste  

1. Make the Fiesta Salad by combining all the ingredients in a bowl, stirring gently to blend well.
2. To make the enchiladas, fry the ground beef in the oil in a large skillet over medium heat for five minutes or until cooked through.
3. Add half of the Larry's Ranchero Sauce and cook for five minutes until hot and bubbling.
4. Warm the tortillas by wrapping them in a clean towel and heating them in the microwave for 1 minute.
5. Preheat the oven to 350'
6. Make the enchiladas by spooning equal portions of the meat mixture on each warm tortillas, sprinkle a tablespoon of cheese on each, roll them up and place them in a 10 x 14 baking dish.
7. Pour the rest of the Ranchero Sauce over the enchiladas and top with the remaining cheese.
8. Bake for 30 minutes or until the enchiladas are heated through and the cheese is melted.
9. Serve the enchiladas on a plate with a scoop of the Fiesta Salad. 

Serves 4.
Find more of Larry's recipes and where to purchase Larry's Sauces at his Website.

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