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Mexican Tortilla Casserole is an easy-to-prepare, vegetarian meal that’s perfect for weeknights or a gathering of friends. You can easily add meat for a heartier dish! This tortilla casserole recipe is a great make-ahead meal; not only does it freeze and reheat well, but it’s especially great for guests. You can prepare the entire thing in advance and then bake 20 minutes before dinner.

A photo of Mexican tortilla casserole in a casserole dish, about to be baked.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 pack taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can refried beans (thet spread easier if you warm them in microwave)
  • 1 cup prepared rice (I used Minute Rice)
  • 1 can Mexican blend corn (DRAINED)will only use about 1/2 can
  • 4-5 large flour tortillas
  • 8 oz of thick chunky salsa (your choice mild or hot)


PREPARATION


STEP 1
Spray a spring form, round cake pan or casserole with cooking spray
Brown ground beef ,and onion and drain
Add taco seasonings and cook according to package direction
Lay 1 tortilla in bottom of baking dish and spread 1/3 of bean on it ,top with 1/3 of the meat and sprinkle on some cheese .
2nd layer tortilla, 1/2 the rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 the corn and cheese
3rd layer tortilla, 1/3 beans ,1/3meat, cheese
4 layer tortilla . beans ,meat, corn, rice, salsa and cheese

Bake covered with foil at 350 for about 40 minutes uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer. let sit 5 minutes before cutting . After baking top with sour cream,diced onion and shredded lettuce if desired

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