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Beef Enchilada Casserole

Indulge in the rich flavors of our Beef Enchilada Casserole—a hearty and satisfying dish that combines seasoned ground beef, savory enchilada sauce, and layers of melted cheese. This easy-to-make casserole is a crowd-pleaser, perfect for family dinners or gatherings. Elevate your weeknight meals with this delicious twist on traditional enchiladas.

Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped
1 packet taco seasoning
1 can (15 ounces) refried beans
1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded Monterey jack cheese
10-12 flour tortillas

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
In a large skillet, brown ground beef and onion until cooked.
Add taco seasoning to the beef mixture and cook according to the package instructions.
In a 9×13 inch baking dish, spread a small amount of enchilada sauce to coat the bottom.
Layer tortillas on the bottom of the dish, top with a layer of the beef mixture, followed by a layer of refried beans, enchilada sauce, and cheese.
Repeat layers, ending with a layer of tortillas on top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes
Kcal: 480 kcal | Servings: 6 servings

Notes:

Feel free to customize the recipe with your favorite toppings, such as diced tomatoes, green onions, or a dollop of sour cream. For a lighter version, you can use lean ground beef or turkey. Make-ahead tip: Prepare the casserole in advance and refrigerate until ready to bake.

Conclusion:

Beef Enchilada Casserole is a simple yet flavorful meal that brings the essence of enchiladas to a convenient casserole format. With its layers of deliciousness, it’s sure to become a go-to recipe for busy nights when you crave comfort without sacrificing taste.

FAQs:

  1. Can I use corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas? Absolutely! Feel free to swap in corn tortillas for a gluten-free option or to suit your preference.
  2. Can I freeze Beef Enchilada Casserole? Yes, this casserole freezes well. Ensure it’s tightly wrapped to prevent freezer burn and enjoy it later for a quick and convenient meal.

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