Quesadilla Casserole

Pam Steadman


I enjoy food. And when you have an opportunity to make it your own, why not? This is a recipe I had but I changed it up to where it was better.

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25 Min
25 Min


2 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 tsp
oregano, dried
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper (optional)
1 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
chopped onion
1 can(s)
14.5 oz peeled tomatoes diced (undrained)
1 can(s)
4 oz diced green chiles (undrained)
1 can(s)
16 oz refried beans
1 c
whole kernel corn
flour tortillas (8 in)
2 c
shredded cheddar cheese
sour cream for garnish

How to Make Quesadilla Casserole


  • 1Brown beef and onions in large skillet on Med-high heat; drain. Add tomatoes, corn, and chiles; mix well. Stir in all of the spices except Red Pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes till all the liquid is gone. Add Red pepper to taste, if desired.
  • 2Spread 1/2 cup of the beef mixture on bottom of 13x9x2 in. baking dish sprayed with no-stick cooking spray. Take 3 tortillas, spread refried beans on each and overlapping, lay over the beef mixture. Layer with 1/2 of the remaining beef and 1/2 the cheese. Repeat with remaining tortillas, beef mixture and cheese.
  • 3Bake in preheated 350°f oven 15 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
    Top each serving with a dollop of sour cream.
  • 4Enjoy.

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About Quesadilla Casserole

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican