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Skillet Enchiladas - Easy Enchilada Recipe

Skillet Enchiladas are a quick meal, perfect for busy weeknights!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Easy Enchilada Recipe, Skillet Enchiladas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 555 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 12 corn tortillas cut in half, then into 1 inch strips
  • small yellow onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground beef extra lean
  • Salt and pepper
  • 19 oz enchilada sauce
  • black olives sliced
  • 2 cups colby jack cheese shredded
  • sour cream topping
  • green onions diced


  1. Cut a dozen corn tortillas in half, then into 1 inch strips.

  2. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil in skillet on med high heat and pan fry tortillas until slightly toasted and lightly crispy. Remove tortillas from pan.

  3. Sauté onions in 1/2 tablespoon of oil until they start to soften. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Brown ground beef in same skillet, seasoning ground beef to taste, until ground beef is completely cooked.

  4. Add enchilada sauce and simmer for a few minutes until heated through and bubbly. Add tortillas back into pan and stir.

  5. Top with cheese and let melt. Add olives and green onions and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Enchiladas - Easy Enchilada Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 555 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 1118mg49%
Potassium 357mg10%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 1036IU21%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 357mg36%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.