Beef & Cottage Cheese Enchiladas 


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 (7 ounce) can chopped green chile peppers
1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
1/2 cup sour cream
2 cups cottage cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 pinch ground black pepper
12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1 (10 ounce) can red enchilada sauce


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Meat mixture: Heat oil in medium skillet over medium high heat.  Add ground beef, onion and green chile peppers and saute until browned, then add taco seasoning and prepare meat mixture according to package directions.
Cheese mixture: In a medium bowl mix sour cream with cottage cheese and season with salt and pepper; stir until well blended.
Heat tortillas until soft. Place a spoonful of meat mixture, a spoonful of cheese mixture and a bit of shredded cheese in each tortilla.  Roll tortillas and place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with any remaining meat and cheese mixture, enchilada sauce and remaining shredded cheese.  Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.


A great twist on traditional beef enchiladas.   This recipes can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated until needed.

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