Recipe Details:

Reward yourself and your family with this delicious enchilada recipe. This recipe features gluten free flour tortillas. Please check last week's video for a tutorial on how to make this staple in Mexican cooking. Our recipe features ground beef, but you may substitute chicken, pulled pork, shredded beef, or even vegetables!

TOTAL TIME: 1 hr, 20 min

ACTIVE: 55 min

INACTIVE: 25 min

Makes 8 enchiladas

SERVING: 2 enchiladas

Equipment List

  • Frying pans, baking dish
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cheese grater, wisk


  • 2 Tbs oil
  • 2 Tbs Bob's Red Mill Arrowroot
  • 28 oz can of enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • Diced green chilies
  • 3 cups Daiya non-dairy cheese
  • Cilantro, olives, red peppers for garnish
  • Gluten-free flour tortillas

Please see our suggested ingredient providers links just below the recipe...

Mise En Place

Gather all the Ingredients, including the special toppings.

Enchilada Toppings

Prep Ingredients

Dice the peppers and onions.

Dicing the pepper


Substitutions include Daiya non-dairy cheddar and Bob's Red Mill arrowroot.

Enchiladas substitutions

Cheese Shreds

Grating the cheese just before cooking give a better flavor. The cheese hasn't oxidized. You may substitute grated non-dairy shreds.

Enchiladas cheese grating


Dissolve the arrowroot in a little chicken broth, set aside. Combine the red sauce, remaining chicken broth, salt & pepper. When the sauce is hot, add in the arrowroot.

Enchilada sauce

Ground Beef

Fry the ground beef, but don't crowd the pan. Better to cook in batches so the beef will brown evenly. Add in the onions.

Enchilada ground beef


Warm the tortillas. Gluten free flour tortillas are recommended, but you may substitute corn tortillas.

Plate of gluten-free tortillas


Dip the warm tortillas in the sauce. Fill them with the prepared ingredients. Roll them and place in a baking dish that has sauce in the bottom. Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.

Filling the enchiladas

Finishing Touches

Top with dairy-free cheese. Use oven safe plates so you can melt the cheese, about 3 minutes on broil. Garnish with red peppers, olives, and cilantro.

Enchiladas with toppings


Wow your family with these gluten free flour enchiladas.

Enchiladas on a Plate

The 2 Cooks can happily recommend the following ingredient suppliers to you in preparing this recipe:

For Daiya non-dairy Cheese

For Bob's Red Mill Arrowroot

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Article by Cheri