Carne Guisada Enchiladas! Say that 10 times fast!! Ha ha!! I love the way it sounds. 😉 Carne Guisada is Mexican style cubed meat, usually “stew meat”, simmered in gravy. Some use pork or chicken, but typically it’s made with beef. When you see Carne Guisada you basically see cubes of beef floating in a sea of a delicious rich gravy where the meat is falling a part into the gravy. Absolutely delicious! When most people eat the Carne Guisada they eat it with corn or flour tortillas. You can put it in, on, or on the side of the tortilla. I changed things up a bit in this recipe and put the Carne Guisada into some corn tortillas and turned them into enchiladas. I then smothered them in the gravy that the meat cooked in all day. Put it in the broiler for a few minutes so the cheese on top could get all melty and a little crispy. OH my goodness my mouth is wanting this again! So good!
Have you ever had Carne Guisada before?
- 1 1/2 lbs stew meat
- 1 (19oz) can red enchilada sauce
- 2 beef bullion cubes
- 1 can re fried beans
- 1 dozen corn tortillas
- 1 cup shredded cheese
- 1 cup sliced black olives (optional)
- Put stew meat, enchiladas sauce, and crushed bullion cubes into the crock pot until the meat becomes very tender (practically falling a part when you stir the meat) . Cook on low for about 6-8 hrs or on high for 4-6 hrs.
- Warm your beans on the stove top until warmed through.
- Put 6 tortillas wrapped in damp paper towels in the microwave for 30 seconds. This makes your tortillas easier to work with without cracking.
- Once your tortillas have been warmed then spread a spoonful of re fried beans, spoonful of meat, and a tablespoon amount of cheese into the middle of your tortillas.
- Once filled, roll your tortilla up like a burrito and place into a greased 9x13 dish.
- You should be able to make 1 dozen enchiladas.
- Pour the remaining juices from the meat on top of the enchiladas. Smother them with that delicious gravy made from the meat and enchilada sauce.
- Top with remaining shredded cheese. (I usually put more because who doesn't love a ton of cheese!!)
- Top with sliced black olives. (optional)
- Broil until the cheese melts and becomes bubbly and a little brown on top. I like it a little crispy! This will take only a few minutes. Don't let it burn.