Tex- Mex Firecracker Enchilada Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Kaccy G.

Prepare ahead casserole that is always a hit. Just enough spice to get that Southwest 'flavor'. Man, this is what makes a great Tex-Mex meal. Need to refrigerate overnight.

Top Review by ratherbeswimmin

Excellent casserole. I made it in the morning, too and let it refrigerate all day. Stuck it in the oven and getting dinner ready was no big deal. This casserole has lively Tex-Mex flavor that we all enjoyed. Very cheesy too, which is always important to me. Worth doing again. Thanks kcdelong.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the ground beef and onion in a large skillet until meat is brown and onion is tender, drain.
  2. Add chili powder, cumin, and salt; stir well.
  3. Cook meat mixture over low heat 10 minutes.
  4. Spoon meat mixture into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan.
  5. Layer beans, tortillas, and cheese over meat mixture.
  6. Pour tomato liquid over cheese, chop tomatoes and spread tomatoes and chiles over cheese.
  7. Spread soup over top of casserole.
  8. Cover baking pan; refrigerate overnight.
  9. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour.
  10. Let sit for 10 minutes before serving.

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