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enchilada casserole

a recipe by
Penny Roberts
Silver Spring, MD

My family demands this on Christmas day. It is my own and it is delicious and easy.

serves 6 - 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For enchilada casserole

  • 1 – 1 ½ l lb
    ground beef
  • 1 sm
  • 1 clove
    garlic, mincerd
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 16oz can
    refried beans
  • 1 can
    chopped chilis
  • 2 can
    red enchilada sauce
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    ground cilantro
  • 1 pkg
    monterey jack cheese
  • 1 pkg
    monterey jack cheese with jalapeno peppers
  • corn tortillas

How To Make enchilada casserole

  • 1
    Saute onion, peppers and garlic until softened
  • 2
    Add beef and Worcestershire sauce (to taste), cumin and cilantro and brown, drain.
  • 3
    Add can of beans and some of the enchilada sauce. Heat through
  • 4
    Line bottom of a casserole dish with tortillas and pour on some of the enchilada sauce. Add a layer of the meat mixture and a layer of jack (or cheddar) cheese to cover, add some sauce and another layer of tortillas. Add the second layer of meat mixture (using it all) and a layer of pepper jack cheese to cover. Pour on remaining sauce
  • 5
    Bake in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve with sour cream and if you have it, guacamole.

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