Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Easy Enchilada Pie

easy enchilada pie recipe

My husband loves enchiladas but I don't like to make them so I modified the way I assemble them a long time ago. I make the enchiladas in a super fast easy way.  No rolling. Layers are the key.

Easy Enchilada Pie
Flour tortillas
1 pound of ground beef or turkey cooked and drained and seasoned how you like
1 large can of red enchilada sauce
bag of grated cheese or grate your own
Sliced olives and sauteed onions (optional)

Spray a 9x13 baking dish with oil or Pam.
Open the can of sauce and heat in a saucepan. I don't fry my tortillas first. I heat them on the stove and then dip in the warm sauce.
Start with one layer of dipped flour tortillas covering the bottom of the baking dish. Spread a layer of meat and cheese and olives and onions. Repeat with another layer of tortillas and the meat and cheese. Top with a final layer of dipped tortillas and pour any remaining sauce over the enchiladas and sprinkle some cheese on.
Bake at 350 degrees until hot bubbly and slightly browned on top. And remember to double the recipe and make two pans for easy freezer cooking. You can see my post on how I do it here.

Serve with my Simple Spanish Rice.


  1. Hello Sweet Elaine!

    Thank you so much for another yummy recipe! I pinned it too! ) Wishing you a wonderful summer!


  2. Sounds very tasty-we love enchiladas and I am like you-don't much like all of the assembling. This is a keeper!

  3. yum...sounds great and easy too! Thanks Elaine...I will be trying this...:)))

  4. Oh goodness yes! I'd eat that! pinned for later:>)

  5. I've done the same thing using black beans, green chilis, corn tortillas with olives on top, yummy!

  6. Your enchilada pie sounds very delicious! I will save this recipe and make it for hubby and myself one day! Thanks so much. I love tried and true recipes.

  7. Yum!!
    I want to make this, 'cept I'll use corn tortillas - my favorite!

  8. Looks great! We make them into a casserole here too...much easier! Have a great day!!

  9. This looks really super great! We have to try this!

    Also, don't forget, I have a homeschool link up and blogging carnival. Come link up your old posts. My links are in my sidebar!

  10. Thanks for this recipe. Lately, I love simple.

  11. Sounds easy enough for me to try. Thank you Elaine, you must have read my mind, lately I have been thinking about adding enchiladas to menu list.


  12. Putting this one on the menu for next week.