Iowa Enchiladas


Easy ground beef enchiladas that can please a crowd. They travel to potlucks well and also freeze well. My family loves these!

Iowa Enchiladas
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 15 mins
12 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chilies

  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning

  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream

  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup

  • 12 flour tortillas

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 small tomato, chopped

  • 1 ½ cups shredded lettuce

  • ¼ cup black olives, sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cook and stir ground beef, onion, 1 can green chiles, and taco seasoning in a large skillet over medium-high heat until meat is browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain excess fat.

  3. Stir together sour cream, cream of chicken soup, and 1 can green chiles in a saucepan over medium-low heat until warm, about 10 minutes.

  4. Pour about half of warmed sour cream mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  5. Spoon ground beef mixture in the center of a tortilla. Roll tortillas and place on top of sour cream mixture in the 9x13-inch baking dish. Pour remaining sour cream mixture over tortillas and top with Cheddar cheese.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until hot and bubbling, about 35 minutes.

  7. Top enchiladas with lettuce, tomatoes, olives.

Cook's Note:

You can adjust the green chilies to taste and use different types of cheese and toppings. Kids love this.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

588 Calories
32g Fat
47g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 588
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 1383mg 60%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 295mg 23%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 453mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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