Cilantro Beef Enchiliadas

Servings 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 medium head cabbage


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the first 7 ingredients (chili powder through garlic) and stir. Cook sauce for 10 minutes then remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add ground beef and onion. Cook for 10 minutes, until beef is brown and onion is tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Cut cabbage in half and remove core. Carefully peel off cabbage leaves and spoon about 1/4 cup of ground beef and onion and roll up. Place cabbage rolls, seam side down, in a large baking dish. Pour tomato sauce over cabbage rolls and place in the oven. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until cabbage is tender. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with Mexi-Cauli-Rice (Steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with grass fed butter, salt and pepper to taste till you get a mashed potatoes texture. Process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; salt and pepper to taste and fluff with a fork. Toss with chili powder, chopped cilantro and chopped green onions to taste).
NUTRITION: 374 Calories; 21g Fat (48.4% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 78mg Cholesterol; 295mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Fat.
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