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cheesy beef enchilada pie

Recipe by
Kathy Griffin
Oneonta, AL

Cheesy goodness. Easy to throw together. Just the right amount of spicy.

prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy beef enchilada pie

  • ground beef ( i used a large family pack)
  • 1 can
    whole green chiles ( 10oz can) can used chopped
  • 2 1/2 c
    red enchilada sauce( two 10 oz cans, or package mix or homemade)
  • 1 c
    roasted red peppers ( after pulsed up in food processor )
  • 8 oz
    shredded mozzarella
  • 8 oz
    shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 24 sm
    corn tortillas
  • 1 tsp
    ground new mexico chili
  • 1 can
    small can green enchilada sauce( optional)
  • 1/2 c
    melted queso ( i used 1 packet of the velveeta queso blanco)
  • canola oil for frying tortillas

How To Make cheesy beef enchilada pie

  • 1
    Cook ground beef and drain well. Fry 18( or enough for 3 layers in a 9x13) corn tortillas until lightly brown ( about 30 seconds each side)
  • 2
    Pulse up green chiles if using whole ones, can pulse your roasted red peppers at the same time.
  • 3
    Mix red enchilada sauce, green chiles, roasted red peppers, New Mexico chile powder and cooked ground beef.
  • 4
    Place a layer of the tortillas in bottom in bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Spread half the beef mixture over them and then add half the cheese over it. ( I just shredded mine in the same bowl and mixed it up.) Add another layer of tortillas then the meat mixture then cheese, end with a layer of tortillas.
  • 5
    pour the queso blanco over the top cover loosely with foil and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven. ( I turned my broiler on for a couple of minutes and browned the cheese)

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