Layered Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: May 27, 2020 Modified: October 19, 2020
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With layers of tortillas, Mexican cheese, chopped chili peppers, and beef, this enchilada casserole is sure to satisfy.

How To Layered Enchilada Casserole

This enchilada recipe is spicy and flavorful. It can be a substitute for your usual chili.

  • 1 ½ lb. lean ground beef
  • ½ cup onion (chopped )
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 4 oz. ripe olives (chopped )
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 4 oz. chili peppers (chopped )
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 8 oz. Mexican blend cheese (grated )
  • ½ cup water
  1. In a large skillet cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Stir in salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, olives, tomato sauce, and chili peppers.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. In a greased 2 ½-quart round casserole, alternate layers lightly buttered tortillas, meat mixture, and shredded cheese, ending with cheese sprinkled over top.

  6. Add water and cover with lid or foil.
  7. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes.
  8. Garnish with ripe olive slices, chopped green onions, and fresh chopped tomatoes.

How To Layered Enchilada Casserole

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This enchilada recipe is spicy and flavorful. It can be a substitute for your usual chili.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lb. lean ground beef
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 4 oz. ripe olives, chopped
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 4 oz. chili peppers, chopped
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 8 oz. Mexican blend cheese, grated
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Stir in salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, olives, tomato sauce, and chili peppers.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. In a greased 2 ½-quart round casserole, alternate layers lightly buttered tortillas, meat mixture, and shredded cheese, ending with cheese sprinkled over top.

  6. Add water and cover with lid or foil.
  7. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes.
  8. Garnish with ripe olive slices, chopped green onions, and fresh chopped tomatoes.
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