close

Search Term

Enter a search term (optional)

Categories

Select One (optional)

Image

(optional)

Show only results that have an image


Holiday

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Christmas
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Earth Day
  • Easter
  • Fall
  • Father's Day
  • Halloween
  • Jewish Holiday
  • Kwanzaa
  • Mother's Day
  • New Year's
  • Patriotic Holiday
  • Spring
  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Summer
  • Thanksgiving
  • Valentine's Day
  • Winter
  • Back to School
  • Birthdays
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
Cuisine Type

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • American
  • Amish
  • Asian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Jewish
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Tropical

Seasonal

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
Cooking Method

Select as many as you like (optional)

  • Casserole
  • Grilling
  • Microwave
  • No Bake
  • Oven
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Skillet
  • Slow Cooker
Cooking Time

Select One (optional)

Preparation Time

Select One (optional)

Chill Time

Select One (optional)

Number of Ingredients

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time HIGH

Select One (optional)

Slow Cooker Time LOW

Select One (optional)

RecipeLion.com

Menu

Free Offer
35 Chicken Casserole Recipes eCookbook

These quick and easy chicken casserole recipes make the perfect meal any day of the week.

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Latest Comments

Mamaw's Mexican Casserole

By:

Updated March 09, 2017
(8 Votes)

8 Comments

Mamaws Mexican Casserole
Mamaws Mexican Casserole
This image courtesy of recipelion.com

Not all comfort food is created equal, and this recipe for Mamaw's Mexican Casserole is clearly a cut above the rest. With ooey gooey goodness coming from the Mexican cheese and the cream of chicken soup, plus a whole lot of heartiness from the ground beef, this South-of-the-border-inspired casserole is the kind of dish you'd expect to be served at your mom's house for Sunday night dinner. When you want a ground beef dinner recipe that will fill you up and leave you more than satisfied, turn to this easy casserole recipe with Doritos that's as comforting as they come!

Serves8

Cooking Time35 min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced finely
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 8 ounces Dorito corn chips, crushed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can ranch-style beans or chili beans
  • 1 (10-ounce) can Rotel (or other brand tomatoes with chilies), undrained
  • 1 (10-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 2 cups Mexican-style shredded cheese
  • 1 package tortillas, warmed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.

  2. In a large skillet, brown the beef 5 minutes, using a spoon to break up any large clumps. Drain off excess fat and add onion, garlic, and chili powder. Continue to cook and stir 2 minutes. Add the beans to the cooked meat mixture. Combine the tomatoes with the soup in a small bowl, mixing completely.

  3. Place about 3/4 of the crushed chips into the bottom of the casserole. Spoon on half the beef mixture, then half the soup mixture. Then add half of the shredded cheese. Repeat the layers, ending with shredded cheese. 

  4. Sprinkle the top of the dish with the remaining crushed Doritos. Bake 30-35 minutes until mixture is bubbling and top is lightly browned. Serve with tortillas on the side.

Your Recently Viewed Recipes

Include a Photo Include a Photo

Click the button above or drag and drop images onto the button. You can upload two images.

Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!

If you cook beans from scratch, cook 3/4 cup dry beans to end up with the amount needed for this. I don't really know why you would need tortillas on the side. I also think you could substitute cream of mushroom soup for the cream of chicken. I would also cut down on the meat. I think one pound is just right. Very filling meal

So the cans of beans and tomatoes do NOT need to be drained? That's unusual. It would be helpful to indicate one or the other.

I really liked the flavor of this casserole!

This was super cheesy, which was great. There was a little too much ground beef for me, however.

Absolutely delicious!

A perfect combination of beef, cheese, and chips. What more could you want?

This is the kind of casserole I can eat every day. Loved the zesty flavors!

Mmmm, this was so tasty. Plus, it was super easy to make! Loved all the cheese :)

Close

Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Recipe of the Day

Amish Baked Chicken

This easy oven baked chicken recipe tastes just like fried chicken without all the work. Amish Baked Chicken is an easy recipe for… See more

Get More Recipes
Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE your favorite recipes
  • ADD personal notes
  • GET fast cooking tips

 

Connect With Us

Facebook Google Plus Instagram Twitter Pinterest
Twitter Blog Email RSS

About Us Advertise Contact Us FAQ Keyword Index Privacy Policy Submit Your Recipes Subscribe Terms of Service Unsubscribe

---- 1 ----

close

Images from other cooks

There are currently no images from other cooks.