If you like tamales, you'll love the flavor fiesta of Mexican casseroles. From Mexican chicken to taco casserole to green chile enchilada bake, these easy recipes for Mexican casseroles will surely become family favorites.
Looking for the perfect dinner for those busy weeknights? We've got you covered! Rich ground beef, bright tomatoes and briny olives are perfectly balanced by a sweet corn-muffin topping in this dish that is sure to satisfy even the most insatiable appetites. Substitute ground turkey for beef to cut calories without sacrificing flavor, or go vegetarian with a combination of red and black beans.
Salsa, cumin, and cilantro give this meatless casserole recipe a south-of-the-border flair.
Here's a lower calorie version of a taco casserole.
This low-fat Tex-Mex favorite can also be served as a side dish for up to 12 people.
The imitation crabmeat used in this Tex-Mex casserole is also known as surimi and is made commercially by processing and re-forming minced fish to look like crab. It's less expensive than crab and, as a bonus, is lower in cholesterol.
Ground beef, beans, corn, and taco seasoning make the base for this fun casserole. Cheese and biscuits are baked on top.
Topped with cornmeal dumplings, this zesty meatless recipe is sure to become a family favorite.
In Spanish, enchilada means "spiced with chile," a requisite step in preparing this cheesy chicken casserole.
Souffle-like spoon bread looks like a baked batter pudding with the richness of a baked custard.
Tamale casserole is comfort food with a Tex-Mex twist. This all-time favorite typically features layers of ground meat, cheese, seasonings, and a cornmeal batter. In this simplified version, torn corn tortillas stand in for the batter.
A mild poblano chile pepper provides a hint of heat in this modern main-dish recipe.
For an easy and delicious weeknight main dish recipe, try these irresistible Mexican enchiladas made with blended cheese and turkey breast.
The poblano chiles and cotija cheese in this rich and creamy Mexican-style casserole earn a gold star for authenticity. If you cannot locate them in your neighborhood supermarket, look for poblanos (a dark green chile that resembles green peppers) and cotija (a salty white cheese) in any Hispanic grocery store.