Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Elk Enchiladas

Elk Enchiladas

2 Tablespoons olive oil
1.5 lbs ground Elk
5 slices turkey bacon, chopped
1/2 white onion, chopped
1 Tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 can Miller Light
Salt and pepper
10-12 small corn tortillas
28oz green chili enchilada sauce – Medium
1 cup shredded mexican 4 cheese

1. Over medium heat, add oil, bacon and onions to pan. Cook until onions are translucent. Add elk to pan and cook thoroughly. Add cumin, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, Miller Light, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking for about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
3. Place some of the meat filling into each tortilla, roll up and place seam side down in a 9x13 baking dish. Pour the green enchilada sauce over all enchiladas until they are covered completely. Add shredded cheese to the top of enchiladas.
4. Bake about 25 minutes (until the cheese begins to brown).

Serves 4-6
Adapted from: Nevada Foodies

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