Mexican Casseroles

Traditional Mexican ingredients like tortillas, salsa, cheese, and lean meats are perfect layers for casseroles. Take advantage of make-ahead ease with the great variety of Mexican casseroles for every occasion.

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6 Marvelous Mexican Casseroles: Muy Grande, Muy Delicioso

Whether you're planning a Cinco de Mayo party or just looking for something different for a weeknight dinner, Mexican-inspired casseroles are a perfect way to satisfy your craving for a bit of south-of-the-border spice. Casseroles are a great "make ahead" meal, and because you can adjust the portions according to the number of people you're serving, they're a great potluck dish, too. In honor of the Mexican holiday that Americans love to celebrate, we're giving you a variety of our favorite Mexican-style casseroles.

Mexicali Napoleons

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry

Perk up dinnertime at your house with these easy-to-prepare Napoleons layered with refried beans, shredded Cheddar, green chiles, sour cream, tomatoes and green onions.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Our Best Mexican Recipes

From Mexican chicken to Mexican dips, casseroles, and rice, we've got the Mexican recipes you want.

7-Layer Meatless Tortilla Pie

Pace Salsa & Picante

Black beans and pinto beans are flavored with Pace® Picante Sauce and seasonings to make separate and delicious bean mixtures, which are then layered with flour tortillas and Cheddar cheese, and baked until hot, cut into wedges and served.

Total: 1 hr

Mexican Casserole


This casserole is easy to put together and delicious pulled straight out of a hot oven.

Total: 45 mins

Nacho Chicken Casserole

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Hey! "Throw down" that leftover chicken to make a one-dish taco casserole. Family and friends will think you're the latest celebrity chef.

Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Smoked Sausage Strata with Green Chilies


A spicy brunch dish.

Total: 1 hr

Tamale Pies - Everyday Easy

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Total: 30 mins

Tamale Pot Pie

Betty Crocker

Hungry family? Satisfy appetites with a pot pie made with spicy ground beef and corn.

Total: 45 mins

Picante Chicken and Rice Bake

Pace Salsa & Picante takes just 10 minutes to put together this kicked-up casserole, and the whole family will be thrilled when it comes out of the oven.

Total: 55 mins

Chili Corn Bread Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Refrigerated cornbread twists make a quick crust for this top-notch Tex-Mex main dish.

Picadillo Stuffed Pepper Casserole

Pace Salsa & Picante

Green peppers are stuffed with a sweet and savory filling of ground beef seasoned with garlic, cumin, cinnamon, raisins, almonds, tomatoes and Pace® Picante Sauce, baked until tender and topped with shredded Cheddar cheese to make a flavorful Latin-American dish.

Total: 50 mins

Mexican Polenta Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Here's a lower calorie version of a taco casserole.

Mexican Polenta Pie

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