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8 Mexican Casserole Recipes You Have to Try

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Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole

This Tex-Mex inspired casserole combines chicken, salsa verde, corn tortillas, and cheese into a quick and flavorful dish. Salsa verde, made with tomatillos and peppers, adds a bright contrast to the rich ingredients.

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Cheesy Chile Casserole

A great option for a Mexican-style brunch, this casserole features cheese, green chiles, eggs, and salsa. For added heat, consider incorporating jalapenos or habaneros. The simple ingredient list packs a lot of flavors, making it a standout dish for any meal.

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Fold-Over Tortilla Bake

This casserole layers ground beef, enchilada sauce, corn tortillas, and cheese for a comforting and hearty meal. Alternatives like queso Cotija or queso fresco can be used for a more authentic taste.

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Pork and Green Chile Casserole

Incorporating pork, black beans, condensed cream of chicken soup, rice, and cheese, this casserole is both satisfying and easy to prepare. For a lighter version, substitute the condensed soup with a reduced amount of chicken or vegetable stock.

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Burrito Bake

Taking 55 minutes to prepare, this intermediate-level casserole uses ground beef, crescent rolls, refried beans, and cheese. Vegetarians can substitute the meat with soy chorizo, crumbled firm tofu, or textured vegetable protein (TVP).

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Mexican Egg Casserole

This hour-long casserole, perfect for breakfast or brunch, combines eggs, all-purpose flour, cheese, and tomatoes. Baking powder is the secret ingredient that gives it a light and fluffy texture.

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Southwestern Casserole

An hour and 5-minute recipe that merges Mexican and American ingredients, this casserole includes ground beef, macaroni, tomatoes, kidney beans, and cheese. For a lighter version, replace kidney beans with black.

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Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

This dish also works well with zucchini and gets a flavor boost from chiles, jalapenos, and red onions. Contributed by Tommy Lombardo from Euclid, Ohio, it s perfect for serving a group.