Beef and Cheese Enchilada Casserole

Enjoy this flavorful Beef & Cheese Enchilada Casserole tonight! This easy to prepare family favorite will be sure to please and is ready in less than 1 hour.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • 12 ounces lean ground beef

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 (5.5 ounce) package Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Beef flavor

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 small zucchini, chopped

  • 1 (10 ounce) can enchilada sauce, divided

  • 9 corn tortillas

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees . Spray 8-inch square baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; set aside. Brown ground beef with onion in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, about 5 minutes.

  2. Stir in 2 cups water, Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Beef flavor and red pepper and cook according to package directions, stirring in zucchini during last 2 minutes of cook time. Remove from heat; stir in all but 1/2 cup enchilada sauce.

  3. Arrange 3 tortillas in baking dish, tearing 1 in half to cover bottom. Spread 1/2 of rice mixture over top, then top with 3 tortillas and remaining rice mixture. Top with remaining tortillas; spread with remaining 1/2 cup sauce and sprinkle with cheese.

  4. Bake 25 minutes until bubbly around edges. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

626 Calories
25g Fat
68g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 626
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1048mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 25%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 50mg 250%
Calcium 300mg 23%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 715mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.