Bean and Rice Enchilada Casserole Recipe and 20 Enchilada Meals

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You’re going to love this enchilada casserole recipe! One of our favorite Mexican dishes to have for dinner is an enchilada! An enchilada is basically a corn tortilla rolled around a filling and covered with a chili pepper sauce. You can use a variety of different types of fillings depending on what you have on hand. Our personal favorite is a mixture of refried beans, rice, and of course Certified Angus Beef Brand ground beef. I am a Certified Angus Beef Brand Ambassador.   This post contains affiliate links, and I will receive compensation if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.

Bean and Rice Enchilada Casserole Recipe and 20 Enchilada Meals

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One of the reasons that we love this enchilada casserole recipe is because it is gluten-free. While traditional enchiladas use a corn tortilla that is rolled around filling, this one saves time by using crushed tortilla chips. If you want to spend more time on this recipe, you can create the filling, stuff the enchiladas, add the sauce and cheese and bake it that way. I’m all about saving time at dinner. Make sure that you look for a brand of tortilla chips that are marked gluten-free. Some have added ingredients.

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Bean and Rice Enchilada Casserole Recipe
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  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can (4-oz.) diced green chiles, drained
  • 16 ozs. tomato sauce
  • 8 ozs. refried beans
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound tortilla chips, crushed
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese


  1. In a skillet brown ground beef and onion, for about 5 minutes; add diced green chilies at the end of the cooking period; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Add tomato sauce and refried beans.
  4. Stir and heat until bubbly.
  5. Layer in a lightly greased baking dish starting with cooked rice, mozzarella, meat mixture, tortilla chips, cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and serve hot.



4988 cal


249 g


457 g


269 g
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I found a great selection of Certified Angus Beef at our local Price Chopper in Rutland. For all my local readers, make sure that you look there for the beef for this recipe

Other Enchilada Recipes to try:

  1. Chicken enchilada rice casserole
  2. Easy beef enchiladas
  3. Black bean and quinoa enchilada bake
  4. Slow cooker shredded beef enchiladas
  5. Sour cream enchiladas
  6. Best beef enchiladas
  7. Ground beef enchiladas
  8. Black bean and beef enchiladas
  9. Beef enchilada dip
  10. Ground beef enchilada zucchini boats
  11. Cheesy layered beef enchilada bake
  12. Slow cooker beef enchilada chili
  13. Beef enchilada crescents
  14. Cheesy enchilada rice
  15. Burrito style beef enchiladas
  16. Beef and quinoa enchilada skillet
  17. Hearty beef enchiladas
  18. Sweet potato black bean enchilada bake
  19. Low carb cheese enchilada bake
  20. Crockpot shredded beef enchiladas

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  1. Melissa Cunningham says
    yummy i cant wait to incorporate ths recipe into our dinner this week
  2. This recipe sounds amazing!! My kids are just getting into mexican food. I will have to try this. It sounds perfect!
  3. kelly woods says
    This sounds really good. I would like to try this with my family. Thanks for sharing
  4. Christy Peeples DuBois says
    This looks and sounds so good! I wish I had some right now. The best part is I think I could even make this dish. Thank you. 
  5. elizabeth miller says
    OMG mexican is one of our favorite foods. Thanks so much for these yummy looking recipes.
  6. Vikki Billings says
    I love Mexican food and Enchilada's are my very favorite. I have never really found a recipe that I wanted to try for them but I am going to try this one, it looks so so good!!

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