Lazy  Beef Enchilada Casserole

Lazy  Beef Enchilada Casserole

By Anne Clark

Anne Clark

Hi!  I'm Anne, the founder and content creator at My Kitchen Serenity, a food blog focused on busy moms and dads who are looking for easy and delicious recipes for the family.

Why you will love this recipe!

Enchilada sauce  blended in with the ground beef, so there's no need to pour sauce over the "filling."  All the ingredients are mixed together for the ultimate easy dinner recipe. Plus, it's amazingly delicious!

Recipe Info

-Prep Time: 10 mins -Cook Time: 20 mins -Servings: 6 -Calories: 393 kcal


-Ground beef -Salsa -Red enchilada sauce -Dried cilantro -Chili powder -Smoked paprika -Cumin


-Salt -Black pepper -White corn tortillas -Shredded cheddar cheese


-Large saute pan -Casserole dish -Measuring cups -Measuring spoons

Step 1

-In saute pan, cook and break up ground beef until no longer pink - no big chunks -Drain off the fat

Step 2

-Slice the tortillas into 3 strips each -Tip:  stack tortillas and use a pizza cutter

Step 3

-Add salsa, enchilada sauce, water, spices and seasonings -Stir well -Taste test  -Simmer 5 mins

Step 4

-Spray 1.5 quart round casserole dish with non-stick spray -Add half the slice tortillas, half meat sauce, and cheese

Step 4 (continued)

-Repeat layer of tortilla strips, meat sauce, and cheese

Step 5

-Bake uncovered for 15 mins


-Use restaurant style chunky salsa -Serve with traditional sides like sour cream, guacamole, slice jalapenos, or diced tomatoes

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