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Beef Enchiladas with Easy Mole Sauce

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Mole is a rich, reddish-brown Mexican sauce enhanced with a touch of chocolate. It’s surprisingly good! You can easily substitute any type of meat for the ground beef.

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Ingredients

  • MOLE SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) can diced tomatoes with mild green chiles
  • 1 ounce square semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • ENCHILADAS:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 pound cooked ground beef
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 8 (8") flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded

Details

Servings 4

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all sauce ingredients in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil. Cool slightly. Place in food processor. Blend one minute or until smooth; set aside.

Melt butter in skillet. Add onion and cook until soft. Stir in 1/2 cup mole sauce, cooked ground beef and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

Divide meat mixture evenly among tortillas; roll up. Place into greased 9×13 pan, seam-side down. Cover with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with cheeses.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until hot&bubbly. Do not over cook or dish will dry out.

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