Make this Mexican casserole recipe your own by customizing with your favorite cheese and beans. Whatever you choose, this beef casserole recipe will be a crowd-pleaser!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Cut corn from cobs; set aside. Grease a 9-inch springform pan, large oven-going platter, or a 12-inch pizza pan; set aside.

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  • In a large skillet cook beef and chorizo until brown and cooked through, breaking up any large pieces with a spatula; drain fat. Add beans to beef mixture and heat through. Cover and keep warm.

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  • In another large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, sweet pepper, and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally until tender, about 10 minutes. Add corn, salsa, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Place two of the tortillas in prepared pan. Top with meat mixture. Reserve 1/4 cup of cheese. Divide the remaining 1-1/4 cups of cheese in half; sprinkle one half on the meat mixture. Add another tortilla, vegetable mixture, and remaining half of cheese. Add final tortilla. Cover loosely with foil. Bake 10 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup of cheese. Bake 10 minutes more. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove sides if using springform pan. Top with sour cream, tomatoes, and cilantro. Slice with a serrated knife. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

514 calories; 29 g total fat; 12 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 12 g monounsaturated fat; 82 mg cholesterol; 890 mg sodium. 726 mg potassium; 33 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 30 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 972 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 6 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 73 mcg folate; 2 mcg vitamin b12; 293 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

80 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 41
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 17
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 6
Rating: Unrated
10/22/2013
This was pretty good. I prefer black beans so I used those instead of pinto, but this was an all around good recipe. It wasn't too difficult to make either.