How to make it

  • RED SAUCE --
  • Cook garlic in butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Gradually stir in flour.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  • Gradually add tomato sauce and broth; add remaining ingredients.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened.
  • Yield: 4 cups.
  • Brown ground beef and chopped onion in a large skillet, stirring until meat crumbles and is browned.
  • Drain and return to skillet.
  • Add flour and chili powder, garlic powder, salt, ground cumin, and rubbed sage, stirring well.
  • Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour 1 1/2 cups Red Sauce into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.
  • Set aside.
  • Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil, and heat at 350 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until softened.
  • Combine 1 cup chopped onion and 1 cup chopped olives; stir well.
  • Working with 1 tortilla at a time, keeping remaining tortillas covered and warm.
  • Sprinkle 2 heaping Tablespoonfuls olive-onion mixture down center of tortilla.
  • Top with 1/4 cup meat mixture.
  • Roll tortilla tightly, and place in prepared dish, seam side down.
  • Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  • Pour remaining Red Sauce over tortillas.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • Uncover and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, 5 additional minutes or until cheese melts.
  • Garnish enchiladas with sour cream and additional olives.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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  • wdsdy 10 years ago
    Thank you greekgirrrl! I love enchiladas too! And Chris, my always hungry teen-ager, could eat them all the time! Thank you so much for the 5:)!!
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  • wdsdy 10 years ago
    Whoops that double posted!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    Great just can't beat a good enchilada!!
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  • wdsdy 10 years ago
    Thank you! LoL! It is a lot of work! But every once in a while, I get in a cooking mood and go the full nine, and cook this up. Everybody likes it, and I get the added bonus of having some of the left-overs for lunch the next day:)!!
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  • wdsdy 10 years ago
    Ooops! This thing just double posted so just ignore this!
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  • justjakesmom 10 years ago
    A lot of work, but sounds delicious!
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