Lazy Beef Enchiladas

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These enchiladas are called lazy beef enchiladas, but they really should be called a great way to use up tortilla chips beef enchiladas. Or you could call them I ran out of corn tortillas but I have chips beef enchiladas.

I had a bag of tortilla chips that needed to be used up. This is how I decided to use them up. The good thing about using tortilla chips instead of corn tortillas, the chips have a firmer texter to them, unlike the softer texture you get with corn tortillas.

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Lazy Beef Enchiladas

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 1 12 oz bag tortilla chips
  • 1 28 oz can red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 32oz bag Mexican cheese blend


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In a skillet, add onion and ground beef. Cook until beef is fully cooked and drain off any excess grease.
  • Add the enchilada sauce and salsa to the ground beef. Stir until combined.
  • Break up tortilla chips (while still in the bag). Spread half of the chips into the bottom of the prepared 9 x 13 pan. Spread half of the beef mixture over the tortilla chips. Top with half the cheese. Repeat the layers with the remaining chips and then beef mixture followed by the cheese.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes. Top with sour cream and any other desired toppings.
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Recipe adapted from The Lazy Dish.

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