Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Beef Enchilada Casserole picture

Summary

Servings8Cuisine

Ingredients

 Ground beef1 Pound
 Corn tortillas12
 Oil2 Tablespoon (for tortillas)
 Tomato sauce with peppers1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Grated mild cheddar cheese3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Lettuce head1
 Tomatoes4
 Chopped onions2 Tablespoon
 Tomato juice3 Cup (48 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 732 Calories from Fat 449

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.2%

Saturated Fat 26.7 g133.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.4 mg

Sodium 709.4 mg29.6%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 34 g67.2%

Vitamin A 127.4% Vitamin C 57.8%

Calcium 72.9% Iron 15.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Brown ground beef, breaking up into small pieces. Drain off fat as meat cooks. Soften tortilla by dipping 15 to 20 seconds on each side in small amount of oil in frying pan. Drain on paper towel. Combine tomato juice and pepper-tomato sauce. To assemble: Line bottom of casserole dish with single layer of tortillas; spread with ground beef; sprinkle with grated cheese; and pour 1/2 cup of sauce over all. Start next layer by completely covering previous layer with tortillas and use remaining beef, cheese, and sauce to make 3 or 4 layers. Reserve 1/2 cup cheese and 1/2 cup sauce to use as garnish and topping when casserole is served. Bake for 30 minutes, until cheese is completely melted and bubbly. To serve, dip through layers of casserole to get some of each ingredient. Top with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and onions, and some of the reserved grated cheese and sauce.
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