Mexican Ground Beef and Rice Tortilla Casserole

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 6 servings

Looks like lasagna, but it isn’t, because it’s spicier and has Mexican flavors infused into it. This Mexican ground beef and rice tortilla casserole is ready in about one hour, and you can share it with about five more friends! Muy bueno!

Ingredients Needed for Mexican Ground Beef and Rice Tortilla Casserole

3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 white onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, slices
2 chili peppers s, slices
½ teaspoon garlic powder
10 ounces of ground beef
¼ cup chicken stock
⅓ cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons of salsa sauce
⅔ cup cooked white bean
2 tortilla wraps
1 cup cooked rice
⅔ cup low moisture mozzarella, shredded

How to Cook Mexican Ground Beef and Rice Tortilla Casserole

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F/200 degrees C.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet and braise the onion until soft and translucent.
  3. Add the garlic, chili, garlic powder, and ground beef.
  4. Stir, add salt and pepper and cook until the beef is brown and cooked through.
  5. Add the chicken stock, tomato sauce, and salsa sauce. Mix and simmer.
  6. Add the white beans, then mix and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  7. Divide the cooked mixture into three equal parts. Put one-third of it in a round baking dish and spread it in an even layer, then lay one tortilla wrap over it. Add 1/2 cup (125 grams) of cooked rice and spread it in an even layer.
  8. Continue with one more layer of beef mixture, tortilla wrap, and cooked rice.
  9. Add the last part of beef mixture and spread it all over.
  10. Top with shredded mozzarella.
  11. Bake for 30 minutes.

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