Zelda's Green Enchilada Casserole

Zelda Hopkins


I make this quite often because it is so simple. I like to make it ahead so we can just enjoy the day and then come in and pop it in the oven. Its so good with a summer salad and a cool drink. Oh so refreshing. I hope you like it.

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Serves 8


10 Min


35 Min




2 lb
ground beef
1 large
onion, chopped
2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
1 tsp
garlic powder
2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded [ i use more cheese]
1 can(s)
evaporated milk [13oz]
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
1 can(s)
mild or spicy green chili's, small can
1 pkg
flour tortillas
1 can(s)
green enchilada sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook ground beef, onion, chili powder, salt and garlic in iron skillet without shortening until done and well browed. Mix milk, soup, chilies, and enchilada sauce in bowl while meat is cooking. Quarter tortillas and line 9x13 pan. Cover with 1/3 of meat mixture, a layer of cheese, and a layer of soup. Alternate layers until all is used. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove and cover top with extra cheese and chopped green onion. Return to oven until cheese melts.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy