The BEST Enchilada Casserole – perfect for potlucks!

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I love having a recipe that I can always count on to deliver great taste and that the whole family loves!  This enchilada casserole is perfect for just that reason!  This is a great dish to make ahead when you know you have a busy week OR you have a new momma that you want to deliver a family meal!  Food seems to be a love language that EVERYONE appreciates!

Let’s get to the goodness!

Brown two pounds of ground beef, onions and poblano peppers in a skillet.  (Poblano peppers generally don’t have the heat that jalapenos do, especially if you remove the veins when chopping them).  I typically season it with salt and pepper but you can use whatever favorite seasoning you have.

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Mix in a regular size can (the family size shows just because I was making two casseroles at this point) of tomato soup and a can of cream of mushroom soup and heat thoroughly.

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Layer all of your ingredients in a casserole dish in the following order.

Meat mixture, corn tortillas, meat mixture, Monterey Jack shredded cheese.

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Cook at 350 for 30 minutes and then top with cilantro before serving!

Having a casserole that is ready to go for busy nights helps me keep my sanity!  No matter the time of year, this is my go-to recipe for delivering meals to people or as a meal to feed my family.

What is a casserole that you return to making time and time again?

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Enchilada Casserole


  • 2 pounds ground beef substitute ground turkey or shredded chicken
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 poblano peppers, deveined and diced
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 4 cups Monterey Jack shredded cheese
  • 1 bunch cilantro, diced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Dice onion and poblano peppers.

  3. Brown the ground beef with the onions and poblano peppers.

  4. Add tomato soup and cream of mushroom soup and cook thoroughly.

  5. Layer corn tortillas, meat mixture and cheese, repeating as necessary.

  6. Cook at 350 degree oven for 30 min.

  7. Top with chopped cilantro and serve!

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