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Easy Mexican Casserole

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This is an easy and very tasty dish. I often substitute ground turkey and low-fat dairy products and it is still delicious! Serve with chips, salsa, and green salad.

Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe has the most delicious layers of cheese, ground beef, tortillas and more. This casserole is perfect for dinner any night of the week and loaded with tons of flavor.

Easy Mexican Casserole Recipe:

What is the best way to describe this casserole? Well, I am teetering between super yummy and super easy.

Take your pick, both describe it equally well. I was in a rush to get something made quickly so I just threw in a few things I had sitting around. Your family will love this meal! Our entire family loved this meal and it is now one of our favorite meals to make!

Easy Mexican Casserole

Easy Mexican Casserole

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans, drained
  • 3 cups tortilla chips, crushed
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 (2 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook ground beef until no longer pink. Stir in salsa, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in beans, and heat through.

Spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray. Spread crushed tortilla chips in the dish, and then spoon beef mixture over chips. Spread sour cream over beef, and sprinkle olives, green onion, and tomato over the sour cream. Top with Cheddar cheese.

Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

Notes

Per Serving: 632 calories; 43.7 g fat; 32.8 g carbohydrates; 31.7 g protein; 119 mg cholesterol; 1308 mg sodium.

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