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enchilada beef casserole in a baking dish
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5 Ingredient Ground Beef Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: 5 ingredients in recipe, Best Casserole Recipe, Easy dinner recipe, Enchiladas, Layered enchilada casserole
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 397kcal


  • 9x11 Baking Pan
  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Large Skillet
  • Large Bowl


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 15 ounces enchilada sauce 1 can
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 8 corn tortillas 6 inch
  • 15 ounces black beans rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup tomatoes chopped, optional topping
  • ½ avocado chopped, optional topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x11" baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • 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).
  • In a large bowl, toss together cooked ground beef, half of the enchilada sauce, and half of the cheese.
  • Place 4 of the tortillas on the bottom of the prepared baking dish, ripping them if necessary to cover the bottom of the pan.
  • Top the tortillas with half of the beef mixture, half of the beans and drizzle with 1/4 cup of enchilada sauce.
  • Repeat all layers one more time.
  • Top with remaining shredded cheese and cover pan with foil. Bake for 30 minutes or until casserole is cooked through.
  • If desired, top with tomatoes and avocado.


You can substitute ground turkey to lighten up the dish
Other Topping ideas:
  • Avocados
  • Sour Cream
  • Tomatoes
  • Green Onions
  • Refried Beans
  • Cilantro
  • Pico
  • Guacamole
  • Corn


Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 812mg | Potassium: 704mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 729IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 4mg