Mexican Tortilla Casserole


  • 1lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup diced onion…
  • 1 pack taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can of refried beans (they spread easier if you warm them in the microwave)
  • 1 cup prepared rice (I used Minute Rice)
  • 1 can Mexican blend corn (DRAINED)will only use about 1/2 can
  • 4-5 large flour tortillas
  • 8 oz of thick chunky salsa (your choice mild or hot)


  1. Spray a spring form, round cake pan, or casserole with cooking spray
  2. Brown ground beef, and onion and drain
  3. Add taco seasonings and cook according to package direction
  4. Lay 1 tortilla in the bottom of the baking dish and spread 1/3 of the bean on it, top with 1/3 of the meat, and sprinkle on some cheese.
  5. 2nd layer tortilla, 1/2 the rice, 1/2 salsa, 1/2 the corn and cheese
  6. 3rd layer tortilla, 1/3 beans ,1/3meat, cheese
  7. 4-layer tortilla. beans, meat, corn, rice, salsa, and cheese
  8. Bake covered with foil at 350 for about 40 minutes uncover and bake 10-15 minutes longer. let sit for 5 minutes before cutting. After baking top with sour cream, diced onion, and shredded lettuce if desired
Laura Mariano

Written by Laura Mariano

Laura Mariano is a food blogger who founded Recipes By to make cooking easier. Growing up on a farm in Spain, Laura was inspired by exquisite dishes prepared using simple ingredients. Laura Mariano is particularly known for making anyone can cook.

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