Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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Faye Hoffpauer


I've been making this recipe for almost 18 years now...my sister taught it to me..it's become one of my favorite ones. I've found over the years that I prefer making it with chicken and the green sauce..but it's good either way! It's always a hit wherever I bring this dish and people are always asking me for this recipe. There are never leftovers with this recipe!

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20 Min
25 Min


2 lb
ground beef or chicken
1/2 medium
onion (chopped)
1 can(s)
cream of chicken soup
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
1 c
red enchilada sauce (use green enchilada sauce if using ground chicken)
3/4 can(s)
1 can(s)
green chiles, mild (small can)
1 c
mexican blend shredded cheese
10 large
flour tortillas

How to Make Enchilada Casserole


  • 1Saute onions till tender.
  • 2Add meat and brown.
  • 3Add soups (in condensed form), enchilada sauce, water & green chilies. Saute' for 20 minutes.
  • 4In a 9 X 13 pan, add a little sauce at the bottom, then start with a tortilla, cover the bottom of the pan (you'll need about 1 1/2 tortillas), then add some sauce, this usually takes about 2-3 spoonfulls (cooking spoon). Keep layering the tortillas and sauce till the last layer is sauce. Cover the casserole with shredded cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes till cheese is melted.
  • 5**You can also make ahead and freeze. I like to cut into individual portions and freeze for later!

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About Enchilada Casserole

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy