By Denise! on April 29, 2002
Photo by Laudee
Photo by Laudee
"This recipe is so wonderful I had to share with everyone! Spicy and delicious - it's like a Mexican Lasagna! Makes a lot of servings and would be great for those Cinco de Mayo parties! From allrecipes.com and Kathi McClaren."
Serving Size: 1 (235 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 16
"This is really yummy! I cut the recipe in half. I used ground turkey instead of beef. Also, instead of the colby cheese, I used the mexican style shredded cheddar cheese. I used a round 2.5QT casserole dish, and the tortillas fit in there perfectly. It is kind of like a mexican lasagna casserole. It is spicy and has kick, but not too hot. Really yummy! Even when the recipe is cut in half, it still makes a lot."
"Excellent! I also have made this one from allrecipes.com. I served this for company and it was a Huge hit. If you like Mexican food you Will love this! It does make a ton though, I'd suggest halving it for an average-sized family, unless you're making one to eat and one to freeze. Most definite keeper, I'd forgotten about it. Thank-you Denise for posting this, now I can add it to my Zaar cookbook, yay!"
"Denise! What a wonderful dish! Made it last night for Dahling and myself and it definitely qualified as an "UMMM" dish. After every bite, Dahling would go "UMMM!" Only changed a few things, halved the recipe, used shredded cheddar jack with jalapenos and added about 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper. Gave it a nice snap. Will make this one over and over. Thanks!!!"
"This was outstanding! I was skeptical cause of the refried beans (I don't care for them too much) but when I did try it, I was floored! This is a great recipe that's going into my recipe box, that's for sure. Served with a little sour cream, maybe a salad or even some crunchy tortilla chips, voila! A great meal! Thanks for sharing this one. Even the leftovers tasted great!"
"It's nice to find recipes that are easily converted for vegetarian feasting, and it's a bonus when the dish tastes great and is as easy to prepare as this one. We don't eat red meat, so I subbed Gimme Lean vegetarian "ground beef" and loved the result. No other changes... flavor is well balanced, spicy sauce, earthy beans, creamy cheese... and it smells wonderful while baking! "
"Fantastic! I made the recipe exactly as directed and it was wonderful. Very tasty. I think when I make it next time I will add hot sauce in place of the taco sauce for an added kick!"
"This recipe was a huge success. The only change I made was to use hot picante sauce instead of the taco sauce because I like my food on the spicy side. There were lots of leftovers, since there is presently only two of us, and they reheated very well. Good filling recipe."
"I too subsituted "soy meat" for the beef and my new husband and stepson, who are not vegetarians, loved it. Thanks for a wonderful recipe! "
"This is so easy and so good. We love mexican and this really hit the spot. Thanks"
"I loved this. My husband couldn't get enough and the kids were bummed when the leftovers were gone. We put some cilantro and black beans in this and served with some avocado slices. The recipe was not hard to make at all and I ripped my tortillas up for the layers."
"Made this twice now--great! Favorite way to make this is in 3 pie plates for easy freezing and good serving size. The tortillas fit perfectly in the pie plate. I find I need a lot more cheese--I use almost a whole 2 lb block! Each pie plate used 2-3 tortillas."
"This is 5 star for sure. I halved the recipe. I used ground chicken and montery jack cheese. It was a real hit with everyone. I will be making this one again for sure. Thanks for posting."
"Very easy to prepare and quite tasty. I added some jalepenos on the top layer before the last sprinkling of cheese, and used spicy jalepeno refried beans because my family likes things spicy."
"We make this often. It is always a hit. Leftovers are even better."
"This was good. I used corn tortillas, cuz just a preference."
"Used 1 lb beef, one can beans and 8 tortillas. My husband loved it. Best tortilla casserole I've found. Thanks!"
"It was quick and easy! I used salsa instead of the tomatoes and everything else was the same. I had some left over filling because I could not layer anymore. I will find something where I can use it. I served it with a cold corn salad and some sour cream. Will make again."
"I forgot the olives when I went shopping, and had only plain diced tomatoes, but this recipe was delicious and was a huge hit in my house. The *only* complaint I had was that the tortillas got sort of gummy/gluey during baking. I'm making it again tonight (I remembered the olives this time!) only I'm using soft corn tortillas instead of flour. I realize burritos aren't made with corn tortillas, lol, but it's worth a shot!"
"We were really surprised ad to how delicious this was. Next time I will add a can of Rotel. Thanks!"