Cheesy Beef Enchilada Casserole

Cheesy Beef Enchilada Casserole
  • Prep Time: 25 Min.
  • Cook Time: 40 Min.
  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 (10 3/4 oz.) can condensed fiesta nacho cheese or cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (12 oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped red or green bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup thick and chunky medium or hot salsa
  • 2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend or crumbled queso fresco, divided
  • olive oil
  • 12 corn tortillas (6-inch)
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • Sour cream and chopped cilantro for garnish


  • COOK ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until meat just begins to brown. Add red pepper and onion; cook an additional 5 minutes. Drain, if desired. Stir in chili powder, garlic and salt. Cook 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in salsa and 1 cup cheese. Set aside.
  • STIR condensed soup and cumin in medium bowl until blended. Gradually stir in evaporated milk until smooth.
  • HEAT olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add tortillas, one at a time, and cook 5 seconds on each side until softened but not crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  • HEAT oven to 375°F. Coat 13 x 9-inch baking dish with no-stick cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup cheese sauce mixture in bottom of prepared baking dish. Spoon about 1/4 cup beef mixture onto each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish, arranging in two groups of six, in a single layer, crosswise in baking dish. Pour remaining cheese sauce over enchiladas, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Cover with foil.
  • BAKE 30 minutes or until enchiladas are hot and bubbly. Garnish with sour cream and cilantro, if desired.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving

    Serving Size 1/6 of recipe, Calories Per Serving 460, Total Fat 32g, Calories From Fat 280g, Saturated Fat 16g, Trans Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 105mg, Sodium 1200mg, Carbohydrates 15g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugar 9g, Protein 29g;Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 35%, Calcium 50%, Vitamin C 45%, Iron 10%.

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.