Cheesy Beef Enchilada Pie

Kathy Griffin


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

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15 Min
30 Min


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ground beef ( i used a large family pack)
1 can(s)
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 small
corn tortillas
1 tsp
ground new mexico chili
1 can(s)
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


  • 1Cook 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)
  • 2Pulse up green chiles if using whole ones, can pulse your roasted red peppers at the same time.
  • 3Mix red enchilada sauce, green chiles, roasted red peppers, New Mexico chile powder and cooked ground beef.
  • 4Place 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.
  • 5pour 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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About Cheesy Beef Enchilada Pie

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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