Mexican Casserole Recipes That Will Win Over Everyone at Your Table
Mexican Mac and Cheese
Mexican add-ins spice up classic mac and cheese in this irresistible five-ingredient casserole. You'll love the combination of green tomatillo salsa, pork sausage, and melty Monterey Jack cheese. Top this easy Mexican casserole recipe with tomato slices, jalapeño peppers, and cilantro before serving for extra color and pops of fresh flavor.
Two-Bean Enchilada Casserole
For this south of the border twist on lasagna, layer corn tortillas, black and pinto beans, and a spice-infused tomato sauce with peppers and cheese. Bake until golden, top with more cheese, and garnish with your favorite toppings. This vegetarian Mexican casserole recipe is so enticing both meat-eaters and veggie-lovers will be clamoring for seconds.
Pulled Pork Enchiladas
Tender, seasoned pork is the key to these saucy enchiladas. Let the meat slow-cook all day while you're out, then assemble and bake the enchiladas when you get home. Green chile peppers and cheese are layered on this Mexican enchilada casserole recipe before baking. When the bake time is up, top with fresh cilantro and tomato.
Nopales Breakfast Casserole
"Nopales" is the Spanish word for cactus pads, but that doesn't mean this vegetarian Mexican casserole recipe is prickly. This dish calls for sliced, bottled nopales, so any prickly parts have been removed. They have a slightly tart flavor, which makes them a great addition to this egg, corn, and cheese Mexican breakfast casserole.
Baked Tilapia Veracruz
Chicken Taco Casserole
We've transformed classic tacos into a warm and hearty casserole that can be ready in an hour. Tender sautéed chicken melds deliciously with Monterey Jack cheese, garlic, and veggies for a dish that's overflowing with flavor. A layer of tortilla chips adds crunch to this cheesy Mexican casserole recipe.
Picadillo Beef Tamale Pie
Chilaquiles Breakfast Casserole
You won't have any late-risers when this Mexican breakfast casserole is on the menu. Prep this easy casserole recipe the night before by cooking the spicy chicken filling and lining your baking dish with corn tortillas. In the morning, you can crack a few eggs on top, pop it in the oven, and have a hearty breakfast ready in no time.
Chicken Sopa Seca
Chicken Enchilada Pasta
Enchiladas get a twist in a bubbly pasta casserole that's brimming with Southwestern-inspired ingredients like jalapeño pepper, refried beans, enchilada sauce, and plenty of cheese. After trying this Mexican casserole recipe, you might prefer enchiladas with noodles over tortillas!
Shrimp-Stuffed Hatch Chiles with Cilantro Cream Sauce
The size and unique flavor of medium-heat Hatch chiles makes them perfect for baking and roasting. We've stuffed them with a colorful veggie medley and sautéed shrimp, then added a layer of melted cheese and our cilantro cream sauce. Trust us, when it comes to cheesy Mexican casserole recipes, this one's got the most!
Pressure Cooker Mexican Potato Breakfast Casserole
Making Mexican breakfast casserole recipes doesn't always involve an oven. This pressure cooker recipe is a lot quicker than most baked casseroles because it spends just 22 minutes under pressure. That means you can dive fork-first into a mix of hash browns, black beans, eggs, and cheese even sooner.
Mexican Rigatoni and Cheese
Enchilada Verde Casserole
This Mexican tortilla casserole recipe has everything we love about enchiladas layered together like lasagna instead of rolled into individual enchiladas. You'll be amazed how much filling this dish packs in—shredded turkey, corn tortillas, black beans, corn, and green enchilada sauce all play a role. Oh, and we didn't forget the cheese; we packed in two cups of Monterey Jack (plus cream cheese!).
Stacked Sweet Corn, Bean, and Beef Casserole
For a fun twist on casserole, try a three-layer stack-up with tender beef and chorizo, sautéed onions and peppers, and melty cheese. When this Mexican corn casserole recipe is ready to serve, add sour cream, tomatoes, and cilantro, then slice quesadilla-style.
Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
Healthy enchiladas? Yes, it's true! Light sour cream and steamed spinach help this creamy, cheesy chicken enchilada bake become our best Mexican casserole recipe under 300 calories per serving. With all that creamy sauce and cheese, it tastes downright indulgent.
Chicken-Stuffed Hatch Chiles
Put a tasty new spin on stuffed peppers by making this cheesy Mexican casserole recipe with Hatch chiles (when you can get your hands on them). Authentic Hatch peppers come from Hatch, New Mexico, but during their peak season, which is August through September, you can find them nationwide at grocery stores. Grab as many as you can because everyone at your table will fall in love with the cheesy chicken filling and luscious cilantro-cream sauce.
Enchilada Meat Loaf
Mexican Corn and Chicken Casserole
Just about all of our favorite ingredients made it into this Mexican corn casserole recipe. Kick things off with a tender batch of rice, then stir in corn, leftover shredded chicken, tomatoes, cheese, and chili powder. Just before sliding it into the oven, add more cheese on top for a layer of bubbly, gooey goodness.