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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

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


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

Description

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


Ingredients

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  • 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
 

 


Instructions

  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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