Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

My mom used to work for the school cafeteria and brought this recipe home. It's wonderful. It's a family favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven at 350°F.
  2. Brown ground beef and drain.
  3. Add the next 11 ingredients.
  4. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Layer a 9x13-inch pan with quartered tortillas.
  6. Add about half of the meat mixture.
  7. Add 1 cup of the cheese.
  8. Repeat steps 4-6.
  9. Put foil on top and bake on 350°F for 30 minute or till bubbly.
Most Helpful

Awesome! Husband ate half of it in one sitting!! Kids loved it, too! I had most of the ingredients on hand ...except for the chiles so I used a can of Rotel. Came out fab! Will make again!

ehrenbergfamily January 07, 2010

The flavor was very good; although the casserole was somewhat runny. Like another reviewer, I used corn tortillas (not crazy about flour) but the tortillas were kind of stiff and didn't cut up very easy (this is probably my fault). Overall, I think I will make this recipe again.

RunnerM February 06, 2009

I made this last night for my hubby & I & we both really enjoyed it. I did use corn tortillas as I don't like flour tortillas in casseroles, too gummy. I cut the chili powder down to 2 Tbps. I added a can of black beans too. It also took longer than the 30 minutes. I cooked it for 45 minutes then took the foil off & cooked for 15 minutes more. Served it with a dollop of sour cream. Overall a good recipe to build on, thanks Donna for posting, we enjoyed it.

SammiCat October 10, 2008