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Mexican beef casserole in a casserole dish

Easy Beef Mexican Casserole

A lightened-up recipe for Mexican casserole made with whole grain corn tortillas, black beans, lean ground beef, and a blend of white cheddar and pepper jack cheese.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 340kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef
  • 19 oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups frozen shoepeg corn
  • 8 oz fresh chunky-style salsa or your favorite canned salsa
  • 8 soft corn tortillas
  • 15 oz can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 8 oz Cabot light white cheddar shredded
  • 8 oz Cabot light pepper jack shredded


  • Preheat oven for 350 degrees F. Heat a large skillet on medium heat and cook ground beef until no longer pink.
  • Stir in enchilada sauce, corn, black beans and salsa
  • Grease a 9x11 baking dish with olive oil cooking spray and place half of the tortillas in the bottom of the pan and overlap, as needed.
  • Cover with half of the meat mixture and top with half of the cheese
  • Repeat with second layer, finishing with the rest of the cheese on top.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly


Serving: 1g | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g