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Beef Enchilada Bake

Beef Enchilada Bake is a great weeknight meal that is on the table in 30 minutes.  Layered with beef, enchilada sauce cheese and tortilla chips.  
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword 30 minute meals, bake, beef, casserole, mexican food, Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 874kcal
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com


  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 Small Yellow Onion Finely Diced
  • 28 oz Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper Freshly Cracked
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 14 oz Petite Diced Tomatoes Drained
  • 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 14 oz Canned Black Beans Drained
  • 1 bag Tortilla Chips
  • 1 Cup Black Olives Sliced
  • Sour Cream Optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  • In a large skillet over medium high heat brown beef and chopped onion. Drain off any grease. 
  • Stir in enchilada sauce and diced tomatoes. Heat through until bubbly. About 2 minutes. 
  • Lightly spray a 9×13 pan with cooking spray. 
  • Spoon a cup of sauce into the pan and spread until even. 
  • Take 1-2 handfuls of chips and slightly crush into a single layer over the sauce. 
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup of beans over the chips and then top with a third of the cheese. 
  • Repeat for two more layers ending with cheese.  
  • Top with sliced olives and bake for 30-35 minutes until cheese is melted and sides are bubbling. If the cheese is getting to brown on the top cover with foil and continue baking.  
  • Garnish with a dollop of sour cream and serve.  


Serving: 8servings | Calories: 874kcal | Carbohydrates: 77.9g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 37g | Sodium: 850mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 3g