Beef & Black Bean Stacked Enchiladas
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Layered enchiladas are the easiest way to make enchiladas! These are packed with flavor and sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 16 oz jar(s) green salsa
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - 4 oz. can(s) green chiles
  • 16 - corn tortillas
  • 3 - cup(s) shredded pepper jack cheese
  • Garnish: - guacamole**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Open and drain the black beans. Open the can of green chilies.
  3. In a large saucepan, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and add to large bowl and mix in the salsa, black beans and green chilies. Stir to combine.
  4. Add a single layer of corn tortillas to the bottom of the baking dish, covering it as best you can. You might need to tear a tortilla in half to fill in some sections. Add half of the beef and bean mixture, in a single layer onto the corn tortillas. Sprinkle 1/3 of the shredded Pepper Jack cheese over the beef mixture.
  5. Add another single layer of corn tortillas, followed by the remaining beef mixture, then sprinkle 1/3 of shredded Pepper Jack cheese over the top.
  6. Finally, add a third layer of corn tortillas and top with remaining 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  8. Prepare veggies.
  9. Serve Beef & Black Bean Stacked Enchiladas, topped with guacamole garnish and side of veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Let cool.
  2. Open and drain 2 cans of black beans. Open 2 cans of diced green chilies.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the browned ground beef with 2 jars of salsa, 2 cans of black beans and 2 cans green chilies.

To each disposable tray, layer the following ingredients:

  • Single layer of corn tortillas
  • Half of the beef mixture
  • 1/6 of the shredded cheese
  • Single layer of corn tortillas
  • Remaining half of the beef mixture
  • 1/6 of the shredded cheese
  • Single layer of corn tortillas
  • 1/6 of the shredded cheese

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put tray in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm shallow dish of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the oven and baking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Beef & Black Bean Stacked Enchiladas

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely and bake at 400 F for 25 minutes.
Serve with guacamole garnish and veggies.

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