Enchilada Casserole
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 T vegetable oil
  • 1 (19 oz) can enchilada sauce
  • 1 (16 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes with jalapenos
  • 1 (11 oz) can Mexican style corn, drained
  • 1 t chili powder
  • 1 t cumin
  • 1 package corn tortillas
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded (or 1 lb ground beef, browned and drained)
  • Mexican 4 cheese blend
DIRECTIONS
  1. Saute onion in oil until tender.
  2. Stir in enchilada sauce, black beans, tomatoes, corn and spices.
  3. Simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Spoon 1/3 of suace mixture into bottom of lightly greased 13x9 baking dish.
  5. Layer with 1/3 of tortillas, 1/2 of meat, and 1 cup of cheese.
  6. Repeat layers.
  7. Top with remaining tortillas, sauce mixture and cheese.
  8. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
A friend of the family gave me this recipe at my kitchen shower before getting married. She promised me we would love this recipe, and she did not disappoint. It's even better the next day for lunch as leftovers!