El Dorado Beef Casserole

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Margie99

I got this recipe from the local news program. It sounds really good and I think it could even be OAMC. I think it would be a great way to use all those crushed tortilla chips that I try to save but always end up throwing away.

Top Review by sewcrazy5200

Anything that my fussy 17 year-old asks for about once every two weeks RATES at least four stars. I did, however, not use as much tomato sauce, only about one cup, and of course a lot less water - I do not like soggy. The casserole was just fine. We used two cups of sour cream - low fat because of my diet issues. I used a greater quantity of ground beef - at least one pound. It was all JUST GOOD. Thanks, Yolanda

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and onion over medium high heat until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Add the tomato sauce, water, chili and garlic powders, mix well. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 2-3 minutes, or until thickened.
  3. Spread one third of the beef mixture in the casserole dish and then top with 1/3 of the crushed tortilla chips, 1/3 of the sour cream and 1/3 of the cheese. Repeat 2 more times, ending with a cheese layer.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and the top is golden brown.

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