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Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe

  • Author: maria
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This Easy Mexican Casserole is a hearty and satisfying dish that brings the vibrant flavors of Mexico to your dinner table. It's perfect for a comforting weeknight meal and sure to be a hit with the whole family.


Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn, drained
  • 1 package (1.25 oz) taco seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a skillet, cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned and onions are soft.
  3. Stir in salsa, black beans, corn, and taco seasoning. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. In a 9x13 inch baking dish, layer half the beef mixture, followed by half the cheese. Repeat layers.
  5. Top with crushed tortilla chips.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and golden.

Notes

  • Optional garnish: Top with sour cream, diced avocados, and fresh cilantro.
  • Variation: Substitute ground turkey or chicken for beef if desired.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 550
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Sodium: 850 mg
  • Fat: 30 g
  • Saturated Fat: 12 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 15 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Cholesterol: 90 mg

Keywords: Mexican casserole, easy dinner, weeknight meal, family dinner