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Easy Beef Enchilada Casserole

Beef Enchilada Casserole is a layered enchilada casserole recipe that is simple, easy, and delicious for the whole family. Lean ground beef, tomatoes with green chilies, taco seasoning, and a creamy sauce stacked with the corn tortillas and cheese make this Beef Enchilada  style casserole perfect for any weeknight meal! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Beef Enchilada Casserole, Easy Beef Enchilada Casserole, Layered Enchilada Casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 packet taco seasoning
  • 10.5 oz mild diced tomatoes with green chilies drained
  • 1/2 cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • 10.5 oz Healthy Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 2 cups shredded American blend cheese or mild cheddar
  • 15-21 white corn tortillas

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350F.

  2. Brown the ground beef with the taco seasoning and crumble it into small pieces with a spatula or spoon. 

  3. If making your own taco seasoning use 1tsp dried minced onion, 1tsp onion powder, 1/2tsp garlic salt, 1/4tsp ground black pepper, 1tsp cumin, 1/2tsp paprika.

  4. Drain all grease from the beef once cooked and then add in the drained can of tomatoes with green chilies, plain, nonfat Greek yogurt, and the cream of chicken soup.

  5. Stir all ingredients together until well combined.

  6. Spray an 8x12 casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray and tear 5-7 corn tortillas and cover the bottom of the casserole dish with them.

  7. Add in 1/2 of the beef mixture, then top with 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.

  8. Continue repeating the layers until all ingredients are used, ending with a layer of corn tortillas and then covering them with the remaining shredded cheese.

  9. Place in the oven and bake at 350F for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the casserole is heated through.

  10. Remove and serve as is or use any desired toppings as a garnish. Enjoy!