Mimi's Mexican Casserole

Karla Harkins

By
@Karla_Harkins

This is a very easy to prepare and inexpensive weeknight dinner. The tortillas on the bottom layer get good and crunchy. I don't know how it is for leftovers because I haven't had any! Use lettuce, tomato, grated cheese and sour cream for garnishing and you have a complete meal in no time.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1 or 1-1/2 lb
ground beef
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
3/4 c
water
1 can(s)
refried beans
1/2 c
salsa
6
flour tortillas
2 c
frozen corn kernels
2 c
cheddar cheese, grated

OPTIONAL GARNISHES

lettuce, tomatoes, onion, black olives, salsa, sour cream and additional grated cheddar

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350. Grease a 2-1/2 quart ovenproof dish. In a large skillet cook the ground beef until no longer pink. Drain fat. Add taco seasoning packet and water and simmer for 5 minutes. (I had a little left over chopped onion and tomato and I added it to the meat this time.)
2Meanwhile, in microwave-safe bowl put beans and salsa. Heat in microwave for about 30 seconds or until easy to combine and it is spreadable.
3In prepared casserole dish place 3 flour tortillas. Layer with 1/2 beef, bean mixture, corn kernels and cheese. Place 3 more tortillas. Repeat layers.
4Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving with optional garnishes as desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy