Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipe


  • 10 small tortillas cut in half corn or flour tortillas work here
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 15- ounce can pinto beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups red enchilada sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tomatoes cored, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook for 6-8 minutes, breaking up the meat with a spoon.
  3. Add the taco seasoning, salt and pepper to taste, and beans; stir to combine.
  4. Spread 1/4 cup of the enchilada sauce over the bottom of the baking dish.
  5. Layer 1/3 of the tortillas over the sauce.
  6. Add 1/2 of the meat mixture, then add 3/4 cup of cheese on top of the meat.
  7. Pour 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce over the cheese.
  8. Repeat the process with 1/3 of the tortillas, the rest of the meat mixture, 3/4 cup of cheese and 1/2 cup of sauce.
  9. Add the final 1/3 of tortillas on top of the casserole; pour the remaining sauce over the top of the tortillas and sprinkle on the rest of the cheese.
  10. Cover the casserole with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and browned.
  11. Sprinkle tomatoes and green onions over the top. Let the casserole sit for 5 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 567

Carbohydrates: 46g

Protein: 37g

Fat: 25g

Saturated Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 96mg

Sodium: 1617mg

Potassium: 701mg

Fiber: 6g

Sugar: 9g

Vitamin A: 1430IU

Vitamin C: 8.7mg

Calcium: 442mg

Iron: 5.5mg

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