Indulge in all of your favorite Mexican flavors -- guilt free -- with this Healthy 4-Ingredient Enchilada Casserole! It's a quick, easy, and family-friendly dinner recipe that's perfect for busy weeknights!
Enchilada casserole, Mexican Casserole
Author: The Seasoned Mom
1lb.93% extra-lean ground beefNOTE: if you don’t like beef, you can easily substitute with an equal amount of ground turkey or ground chicken
1 ½cupsenchilada sauce
1cupreduced-fat shredded Mexican-blend cheese
86-inch corn tortillas
Optional garnish: sour creamsliced green onion, sliced olives, diced avocado or guacamole
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick spray.
In a large skillet, cook beef until no longer pink. Drain, return to the skillet, and stir in half of the enchilada sauce (about ¾ cup) and half of the cheese (about ½ cup).
Place 4 of the tortillas in the bottom of the prepared dish, tearing them as necessary to cover the bottom (overlapping is fine).
Top with half of the meat mixture and drizzle with ¼ cup of enchilada sauce. Repeat layers one more time.
Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with remaining ½ cup of cheese, and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes (until cheese melted and casserole is hot and bubbly).
You can prep this casserole in advance just keep it in the fridge until you are ready to bake.
Leftovers can be stored in the fridge or frozen.
Top with your favorite Mexican toppings.
4-Ingredient Healthy Enchilada Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th of Casserole)
Calories 355Calories from Fat 106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.8g18%
Saturated Fat 3.8g19%
Total Carbohydrates 22g7%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.