Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipe

How To Make Beef Enchilada Casserole

Loaded with flavors, this beef enchilada casserole is baked with layers of seasoned ground beef, tortillas, and cheese in enchilada sauce.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Rest Time: 5 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 10small tortillas,corn or flour tortillas, cut in half
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1lbground beef
  • 1tbsptaco seasoning
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 15ozpinto beans,1 can, rinsed and drained
  • 2cupsred enchilada sauce
  • cupscheddar cheese,shredded
  • 2tomatoes,cored, seeded and diced
  • ¼cupgreen onions,sliced


  • cooking spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 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 to 8 minutes, breaking up the meat with a spoon.

  3. Add the taco seasoning, salt and pepper to taste, and beans, then stir to combine.

  4. Spread ¼ cup of the enchilada sauce over the bottom of the baking dish. Layer ⅓ of the tortillas over the sauce.

  5. Add ½ of the meat mixture, then add ¾ cup of cheese on top of the meat. Pour ½ cup of the enchilada sauce over the cheese.

  6. Repeat the process with ⅓ of the tortillas, the rest of the meat mixture, ¾ cup of cheese, and ½ cup of sauce.

  7. Add the final ⅓ 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.

  8. Cover the casserole with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and browned.

  9. Sprinkle tomatoes and green onions over the top. Let the casserole sit for 5 minutes before cutting.


  • Calories: 816.43kcal
  • Fat: 38.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.07g
  • Trans Fat: 1.54g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.32g
  • Carbohydrates: 73.02g
  • Fiber: 15.94g
  • Sugar: 8.67g
  • Protein: 45.62g
  • Cholesterol: 109.78mg
  • Sodium: 1229.83mg
  • Calcium: 509.39mg
  • Potassium: 1445.30mg
  • Iron: 6.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 167.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.47mg
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