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enchilada casserole

a recipe by
terry rivett

My mom found this recipe many years ago in a magazine. Haven't seen anything close to it since. Its one of my family's favorites!

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For enchilada casserole

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onions
  • 15 1/2 oz
    refried beans
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 12
  • 2
    tomatoes, peeled and chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
  • 14 oz
    enchilada sauce - mild or hot
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make enchilada casserole

  • 1
    In skillet, cook ground beef and onion till meat is brown and onion is tender; drain. Stir in beans, salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Place 1/3 cup meat mixture on each tortilla shell. Top with chopped tomato; roll tightly and place seam side down in a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • 3
    Melt butter; stir in flour. Add milk and enchilada sauce, whisk till smooth. Cook and stir till boiling; boil for 1 minute. Stir in cheese till melted. Pour over tortillas. Bake in a 350° oven for 30 minutes.

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