Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole


This recipe, Enchilada Casserole, came to me in a mailing from Family Circle.    I hope you enjoy it.

Enchilada Casserole Recipe


Enchilada Casserole

½ lb. lean ground beef

½ cup chopped onion (1 medium)

1 tsp. Chili powder

½ tsp. ground cumin

1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, rinsed and drained

1 can (4 oz.) diced green chili peppers, undrained

1 carton (8 oz.) dairy sour cream or light sour cream

2 Tbsp. flour

¼ tsp. garlic powder

8 corn tortillas (6 inch)

1 can (10 oz.) enchilada sauce or 1 can (10.5 oz.) tomato puree

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 oz.)

Chopped tomato and sliced green onion


In a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion and cumin over medium heat until onion is tender and meat is no longer pink.  Drain off fat.  Stir in pinto beans and chili peppers; set aside.

In small mixing bowl, stir together sour cream, flour and garlic powder; set aside.

Place Half of the tortillas in the bottom of a lightly greased 2 quart rectangular baking dish; cut to fit if necessary.  Top with half of the meat mixture, half of sour cream mixture, half of the enchilada sauce, and ½ cup cheese.  Repeat layers, except reserve remaining ½ cup cheese.

Preheat oven to 350 F.  Cover dish with foil.  Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly.  Sprinkle with reserved ½ cup cheese.  Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until cheese melts.  Top with tomato and onion.          6 servings

(Recipe for Enchilada Casserole was in www.tasteofhome.com, 2015)


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