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vendredi 19 janvier 2024



This Beef Enchilada Casserole has layers of ground beef, beans, tortillas and cheese, all smothered in enchilada sauce and baked to perfection.

Serve this easy meal with a fresh tossed salad or a size of Mexican rice for an easy dinner that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!

A Meal Everyone Will Love

I am a huge fan of enchiladas, who doesn’t love this classic Mexican dish?! This beef enchilada casserole has all the great flavors of traditional enchiladas but in an easy-to-make casserole form.

A simple filling of beef and beans is layered with tortillas and cheese in a casserole dish, then baked to melty and cheesy perfection. Add a few toppings and you’ve got a dinner that the whole family will enjoy.


Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins | Total Time: 55 mins | Servings: 8 people

This is the perfect comfort food! Every bite of this cheesy casserole will surely make your day! Add this to your list now!


Enchilada Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef

1 10 oz can red enchilada sauce (Or make the homemade recipe below)

1 12 oz package frozen whole kernel corn

1 16 oz can of refried beans

12 soft corn tortillas

1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes, undrained

3 c shredded cheese, (I recommend the Mexican blend)

1 tbsp chilli powder

1.5 tsp cumin

1/2 tsp garlic powder

3/4 tsp salt

Homemade Red Enchilada Sauce:

1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp oregano, dried

2.5 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp basil, dried

1/8 tsp black pepper

1/8 tsp salt

1/4 tsp cumin, ground

1 tsp parsley, dried

1/4 c salsa

6-oz tomato sauce

1.5 c water


Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 3: Add beef and cook until brown.

Step 4: Place the enchilada sauce on a baking dish and spread it on the bottom.

Step 5: Refer to the instructions on the package of the corn to cook.

Step 6: Distribute evenly half of the refried beans on 6 corn tortillas.

Step 7: Arrange the tortillas on top of the sauce side up.

Step 8: In a mixing bowl, add the rest of the enchilada sauce, black beans, spices, corn, ground beef, undrained tomatoes, and salt. Stir until well mixed.

Step 9: Place half of the beef enchilada mixture on top of the corn tortillas and spread it evenly.

Step 10: Spread 1 cup of cheese over the beef mixture.

Step 11: Repeat the process with the rest of the 6 tortillas.

Step 12: Place the remaining filled tortillas in the 13 x 9 baking dish, top with enchilada mixture, and sprinkle over the rest of the shredded cheese.

Step 13: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 35 minutes until done.

Step 14: Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for at least 5 minutes.

Step 15: Slice into 8 or 12 pieces.

Step 16: Top each slice with enchilada toppings.

Step 17: Serve and enjoy!

Gluten-Free Red Enchilada Sauce:

Step 1: Place a large saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 2: Add in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes or until aromatic.

Step 3: Add in chili powder, oregano, ground black pepper, basil, cumin, salsa, tomato sauce, and salt. Stir until well mixed, then pour water.

Step 4: Allow the mixture to boil.

Step 5: Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes on low heat.

Step 6: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 835mg | Potassium: 397mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 859IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 542mg | Iron: 3mg

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