Enchilada Casserole III

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This is a layered casserole that is always a favorite with my husband and kids. Served with Spanish rice and a green salad, it is sure to please everyone.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (1.5 ounce) package dry enchilada sauce mix

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans

  • 1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. In a medium bowl, mix the dry enchilada sauce according to package directions, replacing tomato sauce with the tomato paste and water

  3. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with garlic salt and onion powder; drain fat. Mix refried beans and 1/2 cup of the prepared enchilada sauce with the meat.

  4. Dip enough corn tortillas to cover the bottom of a 3 quart casserole dish in the remaining enchilada sauce. Arrange tortillas in the dish. Spoon in half of the meat mixture, covering the tortillas. Spread half of the Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses over the meat. Cover with another layer tortillas dipped in enchilada sauce. Spoon in remaining meat mixture and top with a final layer of tortillas dipped in enchilada sauce. Pour any remaining sauce over the layers and top with remaining cheese.

  5. Cover and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

449 Calories
22g Fat
35g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 449
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 1522mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 299mg 23%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 649mg 14%

* 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.

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