Layered Mexican Casserole

Dig into family-pleasing casserole packed with ground beef, tortillas, refried beans and rice. Olé!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
jar (16 oz) Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
8
corn tortillas (6 inch)
1
can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (6 oz)
1
can (15 oz) Spanish rice
1
cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1 cup of the salsa; heat about 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 2 Line baking dish with 4 tortillas, overlapping to fit. In medium bowl, stir together refried beans and remaining salsa; spoon over tortillas, and spread evenly. Top with half of the meat mixture and 3/4 cup of the cheese. Layer 4 more tortillas over cheese. Spoon and spread Spanish rice over tortillas. Top with remaining meat mixture and cheese. Top with tortilla chips.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until hot in center and bubbling along sides.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    1150mg
    1150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    48g
    48%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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