Lynn’s Microwave Mexican Casserole Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 1, 2020
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Who can’t turn down a Mexican casserole recipe with ground beef, bell peppers, chopped onions and so much more?

How To Make Lynn’s Microwave Mexican Casserole

A microwave creation in a casserole form. Lynn's special Mexican casserole serves it with ground meat, bell peppers, tomatoes, tortillas, chips and lots of cheese.

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ cup green bell pepper (chopped )
  • ½ cup onion (chopped )
  • 1 pkg taco seasoning mix
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • ½ cup black olives (sliced )
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 5 flour tortillas
  • 2 cup corn chips
  • 2 cup Monterey Jack cheese (shredded )
  1. Crumble ground beef into a microwave-safe baking dish.
  2. Add green bell pepper and onion.
  3. Microwave on high for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the meat loses its pink color and the vegetables are tender; drain.
  4. Mix in taco seasoning mix, tomato sauce, tomato paste, black olives, water and chili powder.
  5. Microwave at medium power for 10 to 15 seconds, or until thick.
  6. In a small bowl blend together sour cream, eggs and pepper.
  7. Place tortillas in the bottom of a 13×9-inch pan and cover with half the meat mixture followed by half the sour cream mixture. Repeat.

  8. Sprinkle with broken corn chips and Monterey Jack cheese.
  9. Microwave on medium for 10 to 15 seconds, or until the cheese melts.
  10. Serve hot.

How To Make Lynn's Microwave Mexican Casserole

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A microwave creation in a casserole form. Lynn's special Mexican casserole serves it with ground meat, bell peppers, tomatoes, tortillas, chips and lots of cheese.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 pkg taco seasoning mix
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • ½ cup black olives, sliced
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 5 flour tortillas
  • 2 cup corn chips
  • 2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Crumble ground beef into a microwave-safe baking dish.
  2. Add green bell pepper and onion.
  3. Microwave on high for 3 to 5 minutes, or until the meat loses its pink color and the vegetables are tender; drain.
  4. Mix in taco seasoning mix, tomato sauce, tomato paste, black olives, water and chili powder.
  5. Microwave at medium power for 10 to 15 seconds, or until thick.
  6. In a small bowl blend together sour cream, eggs and pepper.
  7. Place tortillas in the bottom of a 13x9-inch pan and cover with half the meat mixture followed by half the sour cream mixture. Repeat.

  8. Sprinkle with broken corn chips and Monterey Jack cheese.
  9. Microwave on medium for 10 to 15 seconds, or until the cheese melts.
  10. Serve hot.
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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 334mg
  • Calories: 545kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Cholesterol: 127mg
  • Fat: 36g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 638mg
  • Protein: 23g
  • Saturated Fat: 15g
  • Sodium: 1286mg
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 1480IU
  • Vitamin C: 17mg
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