Beef Enchiladas

  • 1 pound lean ground beef 
  • 1 small onion, chopped 
  • 1 small bottle enchilada sauce
  • package (8 inch) flour tortillas 
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained 
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can green chiles, drained
  • 1-2 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 can refried beans


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium skillet over medium high heat, cook the ground beef and onion and garlic until beef is evenly browned and onion is tender. Add refried beans, and green chiles, stir.
  • Prepare the enchilada sauce according to package directions. Pour 1/4 cup of the sauce into the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  • On each flour tortilla, place an equal portion of the ground beef mixture and about 1 ounce of Cheddar cheese, reserving at least 1/2 cup of cheese. Then tightly roll the tortillas and place seam side down in the baking dish.
  • Pour the remaining sauce over the top of the enchiladas and sprinkle with the remaining cheese and olives.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until the sauce is bubbly and cheese is thoroughly melted.