5 Ingredient Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

Our 5 Ingredient Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole is ready in no time with ingredients found in your own pantry. We love getting dinner on the table quick and this enchilada casserole recipe is perfect for a busy night.

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5 INGREDIENT GROUND BEEF ENCHILADA CASSEROLE

Can you believe this enchilada casserole only has five ingredients? Here’s what you’ll need to get dinner on the table tonight:

  1. 1 pound lean ground beef
  2. 1 can enchilada sauce
  3. 1 cup Mexican cheese blend
  4. Corn tortillas
  5. 1 can black beans

Optional Toppings for Enchilada Casserole

The options are endless when it comes to topping your enchilada casserole. We like to top this with all sorts of toppings, including all of our favorite taco and enchilada toppings.

Here are a few we’d recommend for this casserole:

  • Avocados
  • Sour Cream
  • Tomatoes
  • Green Onions
  • Refried Beans
  • Cilantro
  • Pico
  • Guacamole
  • Corn

How to Lighten Up Enchilada Casserole

One of our favorite ways to lighten up a recipe with ground beef is to substitute it with ground turkey. Most of the time our husbands and kids can’t even tell the difference!

If you decide to substitute in ground turkey, make sure to choose lean turkey. We love using Jennie-O Turkey products because they have so little fat and always taste amazing.

This recipe calls for one pound of ground beef, so you’ll need one pound of lean ground turkey. To guarantee perfectly cooked ground turkey, we love to use a Chop-Stir.

Our mom showed us the trick to cooking meat with these and now it is the kitchen tool I can’t live without!

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What to Serve with Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

We know the hardest part of dinner can be choosing side dishes, so we’ve got you covered on this one! Here are a few things we love to serve with our Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole:

Fresh Mexicorn
Quick Pico De Gallo
Spanish Brown Rice
Chicken Fajita Salad

Serves: 6

5 Ingredient Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole

10 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

40 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 (15 ounce) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 8 (6 inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes (optional topping)
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped (optional topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x11" baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat. Cook until meat is no longer pink and fully cooked (about 6-9 minutes).
  3. In a large bowl, toss together cooked ground beef, half of the enchilada sauce, and half of the cheese.
  4. Place 4 of the tortillas on the bottom of the prepared baking dish, ripping them if necessary to cover the bottom of the pan.
  5. Top the tortillas with half of the beef mixture, half of the beans and drizzle with 1/4 cup of enchilada sauce.
  6. Repeat all layers one more time.
  7. Top with remaining shredded cheese and cover pan with foil. Bake for 30 minutes or until casserole is cooked through.
  8. If desired, top with tomatoes and avocado.
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