Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Here's a quick, tasty casserole recipe that I found in the Chicago Tribune. I normally stay away from recipes that use 'one can cream of whatever' but this one's an exception. I threw it together one day after work (out of desperation) and we were quite pleased with the results. The leftovers taste even better, warmed up the next day!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large frying pan over med-high heat, combine ground beef, chorizo sausage and onions; cook until meat is browned.
  3. Pour off fat, add tomato sauce, chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine; set aside.
  4. Line the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan with 6 of the tortillas, slightly overlapping them.
  5. Spoon reserved meat mixture over tortillas and top with remaining tortillas.
  6. Combine cream of chicken soup and milk and stir until smooth.
  7. Pour soup mixture over tortillas.
  8. Sprinkle cheese over top and bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Serve hot.


Most Helpful

This was pretty good! The chorizo adds a definite spice to the cassarole. You want to make sure to use a good quality chorizo or it will lean to the salty side. Good for a quick dinner on a cold night.

stimied December 17, 2003

This was delicious! I didn't have Chorizo on hand so i used a can of pinto beans[drained]. I used 1/2 c. onions and then used some onion powder. I needed to use up some green chilies i had frozen so i threw those in too. i halved the meat mixture and made two meat layers so i used 18 corn tortillas rather than 12. Everything else as directed and this was awesome! I will definitely be making this again!

iNEEDaCOFFEEbreak December 13, 2006

Probably not the healthiest meal on the planet, but pretty darn tasty. I substituted Healthy Substitute for Cream of Chicken Soup for the Cream of Chicken soup. I don't think this worked very well, as the mixture was too thin and didn't stay on top of the casserole. I also substituted "Mountain Bread" for the tortillas ... it was a bit too thin and didn't hold up to the sauce. Next time I will stick to the recipe as written!

Gingernut October 25, 2006

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