• 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, chopped fine
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 4 cups Mexican shredded cheese
  • Enchilada sauce (recipe follows)
  • Sliced jalapeños, for garnish
  • Sour cream, for serving
  • Sliced avocado, for serving
  • Chopped cilantro, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large skillet, cook ground beef until starting to brown.
  3. Add in chopped onion, jalapeño, garlic, salt, pepper, smoked paprika and cumin and cook until tender.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in black beans and set aside.
  5. Pour enough enchilada sauce to cover the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish and set aside.
  6. To prepare enchiladas, dip tortillas, one at a time, in prepared sauce, place on a plate and fill with some of the meat mixture followed by a sprinkling of cheese.
  7. Roll tortilla, placing seam side down in prepared baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
  8. Cover with remaining sauce and cheese. Bake for 20-30 minutes until golden and bubbly.
  9. Enjoy with a dollop of sour cream, extra jalapeños for kick, avocado, and a sprinkling of cilantro.