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Beef Enchiladas

Hold the tortillas! There's no need for them with these tasty low-carb beef enchiladas. We wrap our spiced beef mixture in deli-style turkey breast and then top with grated cheese, a quick homemade enchilada sauce, and slices of jalapeño.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 518 kcal



  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 15 oz. unsweetened tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey
  • 3 oz. cauliflower, riced
  • 1 oz. red onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 8 oz. deli turkey
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese, shredded


  • pickled jalapeños
  • ¼ cup sour cream


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). For 4 servings, grease a 9 x 12" (23 x 30 cm) baking dish. For more servings, use a larger dish or multiple dishes.
  • Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • In a large pan over medium heat, add olive oil, ground beef, onion, riced cauliflower, chili powder, cumin, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and water. Cook for about 7 to 10 minutes until beef is cooked through.
  • Add half the sauce to the browned beef mixture. Put two overlapping slices of turkey together to form a long roll. Place 4-5 tbsp of beef mixture on the turkey, lengthwise and slightly off-center. Lift the side of the turkey that is nearest to the beef, and roll it to the opposite side. Repeat, to make two rolls per serving.
  • Place beef-stuffed rolls into the baking dish and sprinkle with half the cheese. Pour the rest of the enchilada sauce on top and sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until cheese has melted on top.
  • Top with sour cream and jalapenos before serving.


Nutrition Facts
Per serving
Fat 33g, Protein 43g, Carbohydrates 14g, Net Carbs 9g
Credit for Recipe to Diet Doctor
Keyword beef, keto, low carb

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