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Slow-Cooker Beefy Enchilada Stack

slow-cooker beefy enchilada stack Entree Mexican
Slow-Cooker Beefy Enchilada Stack
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 8

Feed your family with this cheesy, beefy stack of enchilada-flavored goodness made in the slow cooker. This Mexican dinner features, corn, beans, tortillas, peppers, beef and cheese for a layered dish that is filling, flavorful and even fun to eat! MORE+ LESS-

Updated December 4, 2019
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

Ingredients

1
lb ground beef (at least 80% lean)
1 1/4
cups chopped onions
2
medium poblano chiles, seeded, chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (10 oz each) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
cup frozen corn (from 12-oz bag), thawed
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
10
soft corn tortillas (6 inch)
3
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (12 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, cook beef, onion, poblano chiles and garlic over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2
    Spray 5-quart round slow cooker with cooking spray. Reserve 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce. Spoon 1/2 cup enchilada sauce in slow cooker. Stir remaining enchilada sauce, taco seasoning mix, corn and black beans into beef mixture.
  • 3
    Place 1 tortilla in center of slow cooker. Cut 1 tortilla in half; place each half on either side of whole tortilla. Spoon 1 1/3 cups beef mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Top with 2 more tortillas, cutting to fit. Repeat layers 3 times with beef mixture, tortillas and 1 1/2 cups cheese. Top with reserved 1/2 cup enchilada sauce and 1 cup cheese.
  • 4
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 hours. Let stand 15 minutes. Garnish with cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • Swap sharp cheddar cheese for Monterey Jack or a Mexican cheese blend, if desired.
  • Poblano chiles are mild chili peppers that are green in color and larger and skinnier in size than bell peppers. You can often find them in the produce section of your grocery store.
  • Can’t get enough of Mexican cuisine? Try all of our slow-cooker Mexican recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
1140mg
48%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
7g
29%
Sugars
2g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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