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.
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
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
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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.