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Beef Enchilada Casserole - Recipe

Love enchiladas but takes too long to make? Try this spicy, easy way to make stuff you love. Serve alone or with your favorite Mexican side dish.
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  • In a skillet, add olive oil and brown hamburger.
  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add to hamburger, onions, peppers, bell peppers, cook till lightly browned.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, and garlic.
  • Add enchilada sauce, just enough to moisten mixture, about 1/4 to 1/2 of can.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, turn off of heat.
  • In a casserole dish large enough to fit tortillas, coat bottom with enchilada sauce.
  • Place 1 tortilla in dish.
  • Spoon 1/8 mixture of hamburger on tortilla, spread evenly over tortilla.
  • Sprinkle cheeses over top of hamburger.
  • Place next tortilla on top, press down in middle so it is level.
  • Repeat steps till you have used all but 1 of tortillas.
  • Place last tortilla on top and pour the rest of enchilada sauce evenly.
  • Sprinkle the rest of the shredded cheese on top.
  • Place in oven at 350 degrees.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until sauce is bubbling.
  • Remove and let rest for 5 minutes, serve!
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
-1 pound lean ground beef
-1 onion, diced
-1 jalapeno peppers, diced
-1 bell pepper, any color, diced
-2 tablespoons chili powder - California
-2 tablespoons cumin
-4 cloves garlic
-1 can Los Palmas enchilada sauce, medium
-8 corn or flour tortillas
-8 ounces Montery Jack cheese, shredded
-8 ounces mild or sharp Chedder, shredded
-1 can black olives - sliced or diced