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The Easiest Mexican Casserole Recipe

easy Mexican casserole

The Easiest Mexican Casserole Recipe

Whether you're celebrating Cinco de Mayo or your family simply LOVES Mexican food, bring the magic with this super-easy Mexican casserole recipe. Whether you use lean ground beef, ground turkey, shredded chicken or skip the meat altogether, this is a filling meal your family will love!

easy Mexican casserole

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Start with a foundation of crushed tortilla chips, top with your meat, add Mexican stewed tomatoes and top with cheddar cheese and more crushed tortilla chips, and bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes. Then let each member customize their meal by offering a variety of topping options — lettuce, tomato, diced onions, black olives, beans, roasted corn, zucchini, jalapenos for the heat-seekers, sour cream, guacamole … the options are endless!

And it all comes together so quickly and easily. That's a winning recipe!

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easy Mexican casserole

The Easiest Mexican Casserole Recipe

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  • Author: MomsWhoThink.com
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 68 servings 1x


This will fast become a family favorite, and it comes together in no time!


  • 1 (13 ounce) bag tortilla chips, divided
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Mexican stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Mexican 4-cheese blend



  1. Partially crush ½ bag of chips and place in bottom of a buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
  2. Brown ground beef; drain.
  3. Add stewed tomatoes and the cheese and mix well.
  4. Sprinkle finely crushed chips over top of casserole.
  5. Bake uncovered at 350°F for 40 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minuts
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Mexican, casserole, easy meal

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