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Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Enchilada Casserole is a comforting family favorite meal, perfect for weeknights. The layers of tortillas, ground beef, beans, corn, and cheese, all smothered in red enchilada sauce will have you coming back for seconds!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 9 tortillas fajita size cut in half
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 can black beans drained, rinsed
  • 2 cups enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded

For the Toppings:

  • 1/2 cup tomatoes diced
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro chopped

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef with onions in a large skillet. Drain off any fat. Mix in the taco seasoning, black beans, and frozen corn.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with oil and add 1/2 cup enchilada sauce. 

  3. Arrange 3 tortillas on the bottom followed by 1/2 of the meat, about 1/2 cup cheese, 1/2 cup enchilada sauce, and then 3 more tortillas. Repeat and then finish with 3 more tortillas, remaining enchilada sauce and cheese. 

  4. Cover and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 5 more minutes until cheese is fully melted and begins to brown.

  5. Let casserole sit 5-10 minute before slicing. Garnish with tomatoes, cilantro, and sour cream.