Charlie Gibson's Enchilada Casserole

"ABC NEWS' anchorman Charlie Gibson shared this easy and tasty recipe with the viewers of Good Morning America during the "Family Cook-Off" contest. It was voted the winner by the viewers and it's become a favorite for us, too."
Charlie Gibson's Enchilada Casserole created by True Texas
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  • 1 (13 ounce) package taco flavor Doritos (save 2 cups for casserole topping)
  • 2 tablespoons onions, grated
  • 1 (10 ounce) can chili with beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 12 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Topping

  • 2 cups Doritos
  • 12 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 8 ounces sour cream (less if you want, or low-fat)


  • Preheat oven 375 degrees.
  • Crumble 6 cups of Doritos with your hands into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add onion, chili, enchilada sauce, tomato sauce and 1 -1/2 cups cheddar cheese to the crumbled Doritos. Stir with a rubber spatula to combine.
  • Place mixture into a 8 1/2 x 11 inch oven proof casserole dish.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 375.
  • Remove from oven and spread the sour cream over the top of the casserole with a large spoon or rubber spatula. Top with remaining Doritos. Then add about a 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes.
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  1. Laurie P.
    This is the best recipe ever....the only change I make is I add a small can of sliced black olives drained on top with cheese when baking it.Love It!
  2. Jessica L.
    I just watched you on GMA this morning Charlie. You were great..i looked up the recipe and I can't wait to go get the stuff to make this yummy casserole..thank you..i will repost as soon as make it with my families review...
  3. memomch130
    This sounds sooooooooo good!!!!!!! Think I will add cooked chicken.
  4. sosiboys
    We love this recipe and have been making it since it came out in 2002. Its easy, convenient and tasty. Matter of fact I am running to the store right now to buy all the ingredients to make. Very flavorful. Thanks!
  5. Sherismiley
    I made this after seeing it talked about on GMA. I dont know what the fuss is about....entire family did not care for it. I could not find Taco Flavored chips so I just used plain Doritos. Followed the other directions exactly. This was a waste of ingredients..will not be making it again.

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