Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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My family loved this Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole Recipe I made recently, and I’m happy to share with you today. Easy to assemble, and delicious to eat, the kids can help you make dinner! When my friend first told me about mashed sweet potatoes into a Mexican dish, I wasn’t quite sure about it. However, I made the recipe and tweaked it up a bit, and I didn’t even notice them. Sneaking in something healthy into dinner is a great way to get extra vitamins into the kids bodies! I’ve got the photo step-by-step, recipe, and even a fun little video to show you how to easily assemble this meal.

Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole Recipe

My husband LOVES corn tortillas, so we use a lot of them around our home. I get annoyed when I try to roll them for enchiladas because they often break, but I love the ease of layering them like a Mexican lasagna, so I integrated the two into this recipe.  It’s really a variation of any taco meal, such as nachos or taco salad that we also often make.

I partnered with Borden® Cheese to share something super cheesy, which isn’t hard for me, I love cheese! Whenever I make meals with cheese, my philosophy is “the more the merrier!”

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Here are the ingredients at a glance:

Mexican casserole ingredients

And a quick glance step by step:

Mexican Enchilada Casserole

So there is the visual step by step, here is the actual recipe:

Sweet Potato Enchilada Casserole Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 10
Author: Kristen Duke
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. ground beef cooked
  • 2 sweet potatoes mashed
  • 4 T fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 can black beans drained
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup frozen corn or can
  • 1 small can diced olives
  • 1 cup Borden® Four Cheese Mexican shredded
Instructions
  1. Peel, cook, mash sweet potatoes (or purchase pre-made in freezer section)
  2. Mix sweet potatoes with 2 T cilantro in bowl
  3. Cook ground beef, adding in corn, beans, sauce, and spices
  4. Cook and stir until mixed well
  5. Layer meat sauce on the bottom of 9x13 pan
  6. Lay corn tortilla layer on top
  7. Spread sweet potato/cilantro mixture on top
  8. Sprinkle a layer of cheese
  9. More meat sauce, another layer of tortillas, then sweet potatoes
  10. Top with cheese, olives, and cilantro
  11. (Layer the above like a lasagna)
  12. See Video
  13. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes until cheese is melted nicely.

 

Have you ever tried making a Mexican Casserole? It’s a fun twist on Taco Tuesday!

Borden Four Cheese with Mexican Casserole

 

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