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Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Beef enchilada casserole is simple, requires no rolling, and is a comforting family favorite—perfect for weeknights!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 9 tortillas fajita size, cut in half
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

For the Toppings:

  • ½ cup tomatoes, diced
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped


  • Brown ground beef with onions in a large skillet. Drain off any fat. Mix in the taco seasoning, black beans, and frozen corn.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with oil and add ½ cup enchilada sauce. 
  • Arrange 3 tortillas on the bottom followed by ½ of the meat, about ½ cup cheese, ½ cup enchilada sauce, and then 3 more tortillas. Repeat and then finish with 3 more tortillas, remaining enchilada sauce, and cheese. 
  • Cover and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 5 more minutes until cheese is fully melted and begins to brown.
  • Let casserole sit 5-10 minutes before slicing. Garnish with tomatoes, cilantro, and sour cream.



Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 786mg | Potassium: 446mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 830IU | Vitamin C: 5.7mg | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 2.8mg