Paula Deen's Baked Beef Enchilada Casserole

READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly grease a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
  • In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Cook onion and garlic about 5 minutes, or until tender.
  • Add ground beef, chili powder, salt and red pepper.
  • Cook until beef is brown and crumbly; drain.
  • Stir in soup and green chiles; set aside.
  • Line prepared baking dish with 6 corn tortillas.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together one can of enchilada sauce and refried beans (I omit the beans).
  • Spread bean mixture onto tortillas.
  • Evenly sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.
  • Layer 6 more tortillas.
  • Cover with meat mixture.
  • Evenly sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.
  • Layer remaining 6 tortillas.
  • Evenly spoon remaining can of enchilada sauce onto tortillas.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 2 cups cheese.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  • Garnish with sliced black olives and bell pepper curls, if desired.