Enchilada Casserole For 4 Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Corn chips3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), divided
 Canned whole tomatoes8 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
 Canned diced green chilies4 Ounce (1 Can)
 Chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Shredded lettuce1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Tomato slices4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1373 Calories from Fat 823

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g140.2%

Saturated Fat 21.9 g109.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 110.4 mg

Sodium 1540.3 mg64.2%

Total Carbohydrates 95 g31.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 46 g92.7%

Vitamin A 75.1% Vitamin C 39.3%

Calcium 47.3% Iron 20%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a medium microwavable casserole, combine ground beef with onion.
2. Cover dish with lid or with cling film.
3. Microwave at HIGH for 4 1/2 to 5 minutes, or until beef is lightly browned.
4. Drain off excess fat.
5. Stir in lightly crushed corn chips, 1 cup Cheddar cheese, tomatoes, green chilies and chili powder.
6. Return dish to microwave and reduce power to 8
7. Microwave for another 7 to 8 minutes until mixture is well heated.
8. Sprinkle remaining cheese over the mixture.
9. Microwave for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese melts.

10. Spoon out onto 4 individual plates.
11. Garnish each portion with shredded lettuce and tomato slices.