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Beef Enchiladas

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped green bell peppers
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh
  • or 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 whole green chilies, chopped if desired
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 8 corn tortillas (5 or 6 inches in diameter)
  • Shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped onions, if desired


1. Heat oven to 350°.

2. Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in onion, sour cream, 1 cup cheese, the parsley and pepper. Cover and remove from heat.

3. Heat bell pepper, water, chili powder, oregano, cumin, chilies, garlic and tomato sauce to boiling in 2-quart saucepan, stirring occasionally; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes. Pour into ungreased pie plate, 9 X 1 1/4 inches.

4. Dip each tortilla into sauce in pie plate to coat both sides. Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture onto each tortilla; roll tortilla around filling. Place seam side down in ungreased rectangular baking dish, 11 X 7 X 1 1/2 inches. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas.

5. Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until bubbly. Garnish with shredded cheese, sour cream and chopped onions.

Fresh Fruit Parfaits

Makes 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (4-Serving Size) gelatin JELL-O Brand Sugar Free Low Calorie Gelatin Dessert, any flavor
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • Ice Cubes
  • 3/4 cup thawed COOL WHIP LITE whipped topping


1. Divide fruit among 6 dessert glasses.

2. Stir boiling water into gelatin in medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Mix cold water and ice cubes to make 1 1/4 cups. Add to gelatin, stirring until slightly thickened. Remove any remaining ice. Measure 3/4 cup of the gelatin; pour into dessert glasses. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set but not firm (should stick to finger when touched and should mound). Stir whipped topping into remaining gelatin with wire whisk until smooth. Spoon over gelatin in glasses.

3. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Store leftover parfaits in refrigerator.

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