Beef Tortilla Casserole

You can't go wrong with a Mexican beef casserole, and this one delivers major restaurant-quality flavor in just a few simple steps. An enchilada dinner kit makes this hearty Beef Tortilla Casserole practically foolproof—and better yet, it takes just 20 minutes to get it prepped for the oven!
Prep 20 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Servings 6

Ingredient List

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (14 oz) Old El Paso™ Enchilada Dinner Kit
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in both pouches enchilada sauce (from dinner kit), the seasoning mix (from dinner kit), water and chiles; heat until hot.
  2. In ungreased 11x7-inch baking dish, spread 1 cup of the beef mixture. Cut tortillas (from dinner kit) in half. Place 6 tortilla halves on beef; spread with 1/2 cup of the sour cream. Top with 1/2 cup of the cheese, 1 cup of the beef mixture and remaining 6 tortilla halves. Top with remaining sour cream, remaining beef mixture and remaining cheese. Bake 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • For a fresh and tasty side dish, serve up a salad tossed with chunks of pineapple, mango or oranges.
  • Serve your Beef Tortilla Casserole with additional sour cream, diced red bell pepper and chopped fresh cilantro.
  • Try making this tasty tortilla bake with ground turkey instead of beef.


  • 1 Serving Calories 410 (Calories from Fat 230);  Total Fat 25g (Saturated Fat 13g ,Trans Fat 1 1/2g);  Cholesterol 90mg;  Sodium 1000mg;  Potassium 260mg;  Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 5g);  Protein 22g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 20%;  Vitamin C 4%;  Calcium 20%;  Iron 15%
  • Exchanges: 1 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  2 1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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