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Beef Enchilada Casserole

User Rating 4 Star Rating (15 Reviews)


Beef Enchilada Casserole

Beef Enchilada Casserole With Cheese

Photo: Diana Rattray
This tasty Mexican-style casserole will surely become a family favorite.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: Makes 6 to 8 Servings


  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (about 10 ounces) red enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounce) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can (10 1/4 ounce) cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 package (about 7 ounces) tortilla chips, coarsely crumbled
  • 8 ounces grated Cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 can (4 ounce) chopped ripe olives


Preheat oven to 375° Lightly grease a 9x13x2-inch baking dish.

In a large skillet, brown ground beef with onion; remove from heat and drain off excess fat. Add chili sauce, soups, chopped chile peppers, milk, and minced garlic; mix well.

In a the prepared baking dish, place a layer of half the coarsely crumbled tortilla chips; top with half of the ground beef mixture and half of the cheese. Layer with remaining crumbled tortilla chips, then remaining meat mixture. Sprinkle the remaining cheese and chopped black olives over top. Bake at 375° for 35 to 40 minutes.

Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Serves 6 to 8

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Not bad, Member Diamondback_Dave

We tried this to use up the ground beef in the freezer, not bad at all. Flavors came together pretty well. Not a big fan of casseroles, especially mexican style, but this one was pretty good. Putting into the recipe binder.

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