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Mexican ground beef casserole in white dish

Mexican Ground Beef Casserole

  • Author: Melissa Riker
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: main course
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Mexican Ground Beef Casserole is an easy, family friendly meal. Loaded with hamburger meat, beans, corn, and lots of cheese, this casserole is the ultimate Mexican comfort food!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups corn (frozen or canned)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 and spray a casserole dish with nonstick spray.
  2. Brown ground beef along with onion and bell pepper in a large skillet. Drain and return mixture to the skillet.
  3. Add enchilada sauce, beans, and corn and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Layer 6 corn tortillas in the bottom of the baking dish. Spread half of the meat mixture over the top, then add half of the cheese.
  5. Layer the remaining 6 tortillas over the top and again top with the remaining meat mixture.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, then remove from oven and top with cheese. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Notes

Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator up to 3 days. I do not recommend freezing this recipe.

Keywords: Mexican ground beef casserole