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There are all sorts of casserole recipes out there, but this one is a little different. This Mexican casserole with tortillas will tantalize your taste buds and have you coming back for more. The best part is that it’s really easy to make!

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Best Mexican casserole with tortillas

This easy Mexican casserole with tortillas is perfect for a family meal or party and can be made ahead of time so you don’t have to worry about it on the big day. All you need is some ground beef, onion, garlic, tomatoes, green chilies, black beans, and corn tortillas.

Top it off with shredded cheese and serve with sour cream and salsa for a tasty Mexican feast!

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If you’re looking for an easy and delicious Mexican dish to make, look no further than the casserole! Top it off with shredded cheese and serve with sour cream and salsa for a tasty Mexican feast!

This casserole is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

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Mexican casserole with tortillas Ingredients

  • Ground beef 80/20
  • Onion
  • Taco seasoning mix
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Refried beans
  • Prepared Spanish rice
  • Mexican blended corn-peppers ( produce fresh ready-made )
  • Flour tortillas
  • Chunky salsa
  • Cilantro
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How to Make Mexican casserole with tortillas

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2. Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray

Step 3. In a large skillet add the ground beef, onion, and taco seasonings, and cook until browned and crumbly.

Step 4. Turn the heat down to warm and have the ground beef mixture saute for 10 minutes.

Step 5. Lay 2 tortilla’s in the bottom of the baking dish.

Step 6. Spread 1/3 of the refried beans on it, 1/3 of the meat, and ⅓ of the cheddar cheese.

making Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Step 7. Add the 2nd layer, 1 large tortilla, 1/2 the rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 the corn mixture, and cheddar cheese

making Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Step 8. Add the 3rd layer, 1 large tortilla, ⅓ refried beans,⅓ meat, and cheddar cheese.

making Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Step 9. Add the 4th layer, 1 large tortilla. beans, meat, corn, rice, salsa, and cheese.

making Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Step 10. Top with 1 last large tortilla.

Step 11. Bake covered with foil for 40 minutes.

Step 12. Remove from the oven and uncover the casserole, top with cheddar cheese, and bake for 10 minutes.

Step 13. Garnish and enjoy!

Enjoy!

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Make-Ahead Mexican casserole with tortillas Instructions

One of the best things about this casserole is that you can make it ahead of time. Just store it in the fridge and then bake it when you’re ready to eat. This is perfect for a busy weeknight when you need something quick and easy.

The casserole is also very versatile. You can use whatever type of tortillas you have on hand, and you can mix and match different types of meat and vegetables. So it’s a great way to use up any leftovers that you have.

Can Mexican Casseroles be frozen?

The answer to this question is yes, Mexican casseroles can be frozen. There are a few things you need to keep in mind, however.

  • First, make sure that the casserole is cooled completely before freezing it.
  • Second, do not freeze food in aluminum foil containers – use freezer-safe containers instead.
  • Finally, allow enough time for the casserole to thaw before reheating it.

Reheating Instructions

When it comes to reheating Mexican casseroles, there are a few things to keep in mind. First and foremost, make sure the casserole is fully reheated before serving. This means that it should be piping hot throughout, with no cold spots.

If you’re using a conventional oven to reheat the casserole, preheat it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit before placing the casserole in. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the casserole is hot all the way through.

If you’re using a microwave to reheat the casserole, start by heating it on high for 3-4 minutes. Stir it well, then continue heating it in 1-2 minute intervals until it’s hot all the way through. Be sure to stir the casserole well between intervals to ensure even heating.

Serving suggestions

Here are a few serving suggestions to help you create a delicious and satisfying Mexican casserole:

  1. For an easy and classic casserole, mix cooked ground beef with enchilada sauce and spread it over tortillas. Top with shredded cheese and bake until hot and bubbly.
  2. Another easy option is to layer refried beans, salsa, and shredded cheese in tortillas, then bake until crispy.
  3. If you’re looking for a heartier casserole, try adding black beans, corn, and diced tomatoes to your tortillas. Top with shredded cheese and bake until hot and bubbly.

Can I use flour Tortillas?

Many people might not think to use flour tortillas in a casserole, but they can be a delicious and easy way to add Mexican flavor to your dish. You can use them just like you would regular tortillas, by layering them with meat and cheese, or you can cut them into strips and use them as a topping.

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Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 57 minutes
Servings: 5 people
There are all sorts of casserole recipes out there, but this one is a little different. This Mexican casserole with tortillas will tantalize your taste buds and have you coming back for more.
Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole
4.30 from 17 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 ½ lbs. ground beef 80/20
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 pack taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 cup prepared spanish rice
  • 1 cup mexican blended corn-peppers, produce fresh ready made
  • 4-5 large flour tortillas
  • 8 oz of thick chunky salsa
  • Cilantro to garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray
  • In a large skillet add the ground beef ,onion, and taco seasonings, cook until browned and crumbly.
  • Turn the heat down to warm and have the ground beef mixture saute for 10 minutes.
  • Lay 2 tortilla’s in the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Spread 1/3 of the refried beans on it , 1/3 of the meat, and ⅓ of the cheddar cheese.
  • Add the 2nd layer, 1 large tortilla, 1/2 the rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 the corn mixture, and cheddar cheese
  • Add the 3rd layer, 1 large tortilla, ⅓ refried beans ,⅓ meat, and cheddar cheese.
  • Add the 4th layer, 1 large tortilla . beans , meat, corn, rice, salsa and cheese.
  • Top with 1 last large tortilla.
  • Bake covered with foil for 40 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and uncover the casserole, top with cheddar cheese, and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 746kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 1258mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g
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