EZ-OUT Enchilada Bake

Sharron Boerum

By
@slboerum

...just came up with this and made it last night, after looking for a recipe for enchilada casserole using corn or tortilla chips...normally i make it with just "cheese", but my daughter had expressed a desire for some meat, so i opted for an EZ-OUT with fritos and tamales...lol. =^.~=


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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 bag
chili cheese fritos
6 count pkg
xlnt tamales (can be left out without noticing much difference)
1 medium
can enchilada sauce (28 oz)
1
lg onion, chopped
1 can(s)
black olives (slice a few for topping)
8 oz
grated cheese, divided

GREEN VERSION -

use green enchilada sauce, regular fritos and monterey jack cheese

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9x13 pan w/ cooking spray.

2Put whole bag of fritos in a large bowl.

3Unwrap tamales and crumble over fritos. (could use 2 cans tamales in place of XLNT brand)

4Add chopped onion, olives and half of cheese.

5Pour enchilada sauce over all and stir/fold everything to coat. Turn out into a 9x13 pan (sprayed w/ cooking spray) Top with second half of cheese and sliced olives.

6Bake, covered, for approx. 30 minutes or til heated thru. (insert a table knife into center for a few seconds and gauge temp by feeling on lip or back of finger)

7Can easily be doubled and baked in a disposable roasting pan, or make a batch of each (red and green sauce) and baked side by side in same pan (won't intermingle).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy