Charlie Gibson's Enchilada Casserole

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

ABC NEWS' anchorman Charlie Gibson shared this easy and tasty recipe with the viewers of Good Morning America during the "Family Cook-Off" contest. It was voted the winner by the viewers and it's become a favorite for us, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (13 ounce) packagetaco flavor Doritos (save 2 cups for casserole topping)
  • 2 tablespoons onions, grated
  • 1 (10 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 12 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Topping

  • 2 cups Doritos
  • 12 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces sour cream (less if you want, or low-fat)


  1. Preheat oven 375 degrees.
  2. Crumble 6 cups of Doritos with your hands into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add onion, chili, enchilada sauce, tomato sauce and 1 -1/2 cups cheddar cheese to the crumbled Doritos. Stir with a rubber spatula to combine.
  4. Place mixture into a 8 1/2 x 11 inch oven proof casserole dish.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes at 375.
  6. Remove from oven and spread the sour cream over the top of the casserole with a large spoon or rubber spatula. Top with remaining Doritos. Then add about a 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese.
  7. Bake for another 5 minutes.
Most Helpful

This sounds sooooooooo good!!!!!!! Think I will add cooked chicken.

memomch130 June 21, 2013

We love this recipe and have been making it since it came out in 2002. Its easy, convenient and tasty. Matter of fact I am running to the store right now to buy all the ingredients to make. Very flavorful. Thanks!

sosiboys February 15, 2009

I made this after seeing it talked about on GMA. I dont know what the fuss is about....entire family did not care for it. I could not find Taco Flavored chips so I just used plain Doritos. Followed the other directions exactly. This was a waste of ingredients..will not be making it again.

Sherismiley October 10, 2007