Kevin's Famous Beef Enchilada Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by kevkev227

This is a bold and delicious recipe from Tucson, Arizona. Kevin's Famous Beef Enchilada Casserole is hearty and satisfying in every way with big flavor from the beef, veggies and green chiles. This flavorful casserole is sure to please your hungry family! Check out this site for free chile recipes and tips: http://tiny.cc/newmexicochile

Top Review by Peera

Made this according to directions. It was good, but if I made it again I would make 2 changes- More cheese! and LESS salt. Maybe 1 TSP every time it calls for a TBSP.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease deep oval casserole dish or dutch oven with small amount of Olive Oil.
  3. Sautee Mushrooms, Zucchini and Onion with Fresh Garlic in small amount of Olive Oil with 1 TBSP of Salt in skillet over medium heat until soft and lightly browned. Turn off heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Sautee Beef in skillet over medium heat with small amount of Olive Oil until cooked through, add Green Chili, 1 TBSP of Salt, and 1 TBSP of Garlic Powder and combine. Cook until lightly browned. Turn off heat, remove beef mixture from skillet, place in dish and set aside to cool. Be sure to leave oil in pan.
  5. Make sauce, using skillet and oil that was used to cook beef mixture, return to medium heat and add Salsa, 2 TBSP Cumin, 2 TBSP Oregano, 1 TBSP Paprika, 1 TBSP Chili Powder, 1 TBSP Garlic Powder, 1 TBSP Salt and 1 TSP Nutmeg, Simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off heat and set aside to cool.
  6. Layer casserole dish with light amount of sauce 2 flour tortillas or 4 corn tortillas, 1/2 of beef mixture, light layer of sauce, light layer of cheddar, 2nd layer of tortillas, 1/2 of Zucchini/Mushroom/Onion Mixture, light layer of sauce, light layer of cheddar, 3rd layer of tortillas remaining beef mixture, light layer of sauce, light layer of cheddar, 4th layer of tortillas, remaining Zucchini/Mushroom/Onion Mixture, light layer of sauce, light layer of cheddar, 5th layer of tortillas, top with remaining sauce and cover with remaining cheddar. Sprinkle top with 1 to 2 TBSP of Paprika.
  7. Bake covered at 350F for 30 minutes. Remove cover and bake for an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

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