Beef Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole
Diana Rattray
  • 65 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 Servings
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This tasty Mexican-style casserole will surely become a family favorite. This is an excellent casserole to bake for a family meal. Or take it along to a potluck dinner. 

See Also
Crock Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole
Tex-Mex Mac 'n Cheese​

What You'll Need

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Lightly grease a 9-by-13-by-2-inch baking dish.
  3. In a large skillet, brown ground beef with the onion; remove from heat and drain off excess fat. Add chili sauce, soups, chopped chile peppers, milk, and minced garlic; mix well.
  4. In the prepared baking dish, layer half of the coarsely crumbled tortilla chips; top with half of the ground beef mixture and half of the cheese.
  5. Layer with remaining crumbled tortilla chips, then remaining meat mixture.
  1. Sprinkle the remaining cheese and chopped black olives over top.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes.

Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Serves 6 to 8