Quesadilla Casserole

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Lori Moore

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@lori4christ

I make this ahead and freeze. On the day I want to serve this, I simply thaw the meat mixture, layer in tortillas, top with cheese, and bake! I serve this with Mexican Rice

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Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 tsp
    garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red pepper
  • 16 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    beans (any variety)
  • 1 can(s)
    whole kernel corn
  • 1 can(s)
    (4.5 oz) green chilies
  • 2-3 large
    tortillas
  • 2 c
    shredded cheese (of your choice)

How to Make Quesadilla Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook together ground beef and chopped onion.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the meat mixture and all of the ingredients, except tortillas and cheese.
  3. FOR FREEZER VERSION: Place this mixture in a freezer-safe zip top bag or container. Thaw on day of serving.
  4. Layer tortillas, meat, cheese and repeat, ending with cheese.
    Bake at 400 until bubbly and cheese is melted and golden brown.

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About Quesadilla Casserole

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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