Mexican Layered Beef and Bean Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  • In a skillet over medium heat brown the ground beef with garlic, onion, green bell pepper and jalapenos (if using) drain fat then add in taco seasoning, salt and black pepper to taste; heat stirring for 1-2 minutes; transfer the mixture into a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in black beans, corn, sour cream and salsa; mix until well combined.
  • Spoon 1/3 of the ground beef mixture or enough to cover the bottom of the dish.
  • Arrange HALF (3 cups) of the crushed tortillas on top of the ground beef mixture, then sprinkle about 1 cup shredded cheese.
  • Spoon another 1/3 of meat mixture on top of the cheese.
  • Cover with remaining half (3 cups) of crushed chips then sprinkle with 1 cup shredded cheese.
  • Spread the final layer of meat mixture on top then sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.
  • Top the casserole with green onions and then chopped tomatoes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes.
  • Let sit for 15-20 minutes before slicing and serving.