This easy Enchilada Casserole is quick to make and loaded with flavor! Packed with protein and veggies, this casserole is both wholesome and hearty and a crowd pleaser with its rich Mexican flavors.
1.5lblean ground beef
10ozenchilada sauce(1 small can)
6ozsharp cheddar cheeseshredded
4.5ozchopped green chiles(1 can)
2.5ozsliced black olivesdrained (1 small can)
Brown the ground beef with the onion in a skillet over medium high heat. When it is done (no longer pink) drain any excess fat or liquid well.
Mix the enchilada sauce and green chiles into the meat.
In a 2 qt casserole dish, spread a layer of the meat mixture (1/3 mixture) on the bottom. Then add a sprinkle of cheese (about 1/3 of the cheese), and then cover with thinly sliced zucchini (1/2 zucchini.) Repeat a second time and then spread the remaining meat mixture on the top and cover with the remaining cheese.
Bake at 400˚F for 20-30 minutes or until the edges begin to bubble.