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Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

It’s the best version of the Mexican comfort food casserole you can ever find.

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

My husband is not a cheese fan, but he amazingly loves this recipe!!

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Hells yeah for sure. I could eat that for a week.

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Prep Time: 7 min | Cook Time: 50 min | Total Time: 57 min | Yield: 5-6

Ingredients:

1 ½ lb. 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

How to make Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole:

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, 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.

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

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

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

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!

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

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Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

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Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Layered Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Yield: 5-6
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 57 minutes

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

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray
  3. In a large skillet add the ground beef ,onion, and taco seasonings, cook until browned and crumbly.
  4. Turn the heat down to warm and have the ground beef mixture saute for 10 minutes.
  5. Lay 2 tortilla’s in the bottom of the baking dish.
  6. Spread 1/3 of the refried beans on it , 1/3 of the meat, and ⅓ of the cheddar cheese.
  7. Add the 2nd layer, 1 large tortilla, 1/2 the rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 the corn mixture, and cheddar cheese
  8. Add the 3rd layer, 1 large tortilla, ⅓ refried beans ,⅓ meat, and cheddar cheese.
  9. Add the 4th layer, 1 large tortilla . beans , meat, corn, rice, salsa and cheese.
  10. Top with 1 last large tortilla.
  11. Bake covered with foil for 40 minutes.
  12. Remove from the oven and uncover the casserole, top with cheddar cheese, and bake for 10 minutes.
  13. Garnish and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 746Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 138mgSodium: 1258mgCarbohydrates: 51gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 6gSugar: 5gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 49g

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1 Comment

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    Jeanne
    March 18, 2021 at 5:47 pm

    This was absolutely amazing!! We both had seconds and wished we had room for thirds – it was THAT good!!

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