Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Mexican tortilla casserole is an easy-to-prepare vegetarian dish, perfect for a Sunday dinner or a get-together with friends.


    • 1 pound. ground beef
    • 1/2 cup diced onions

    • 1 package taco seasoning mix
    • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1 can refried beans (easier to spread if microwaved)
    • 1 cup prepared rice (I used minute rice)

    • 1 can of Mexican corn (drained), only about half a can is enough
    • 4-5 large flour tortillas
    • 8 ounces thick, chunky salsa (either sweet or spicy)


How To Make Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Spray a baking sheet, round cake pan, or baking dish with cooking spray.
Fry ground beef and onions and drain.

Add taco seasoning and cook according to package directions.
Place a tortilla on the bottom of the pan and spread 1/3 of the beans on top. Arrange 1/3 of the meat on top and sprinkle with some cheese.
2 layers of tortillas, 1/2 rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 corn and cheese

3 layers of tortillas, 1/3 beans, 1/3 meat, cheese
4 layers of tortillas. Beans, meat, corn, rice, sauce and cheese

Cover with cling film and bake at 180 degrees for approx. 40 minutes. Uncover and cook for another 10-15 minutes. Wait 5 minutes before cutting. After cooking, spread with sour cream, diced onions and chopped lettuce if desired.

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