Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole

Oct 11, 2022 5:14:46 PM Carly Hanellin

This vegetarian enchilada casserole is the perfect dinner for your family. It’s highly customizable, hearty, and filling. This recipe is easier than your normal enchilada recipe because there's no need to roll each tortilla with filling. You and your little ones will love the layers of cheese and crisp tortilla in each bite.⁠ 

⁠Eat Well.

Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole
Corn Tortillas 12 each
Red Onion - Diced 1 each
Red Bell Pepper - Diced 1 each
Garlic - Sliced 4 cloves
Cumin 2 tsp
Chili Powder 2 tsp
Olive Oil 2 tbsp
Enchilada Sauce 1 (28oz) can
Salt 1 tsp
Ground Black Pepper 1/2 tsp
Black Beans 1 (15oz) can
Corn 1 (15oz) can
Green Chiles 1 (7oz) can
Pepperjack Cheese - Shredded 8 oz
Sour Cream 1/2 cup (for garnish)
Cilantro 1/4 cup (for garnish)


1. Sauté onion and red pepper in olive oil along with half of the amount of salt and pepper. Add garlic, cumin, and chili powder. Cook for another minute (add more oil if it looks too dry)
2. Add a splash of enchilada sauce to deglaze the large skillet or pot, scraping the bottom.

3. Add black beans, corn, and green chiles. Season with remaining salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

4. lightly grease a 9x 13 baking dish with olive oil. Pour ⅔ cup of enchilada sauce into the bottom of place 8 halves of tortilla in a single layer on top of the sauce. 

5. Add ½ of the veggie/bean mixture, and ⅔ cup of enchilada sauce in an even layer. Then add ⅓ of the shredded cheese. Next, add 8 more tortilla halves in a single layer and repeat each layer until you run out.

6. Finish on the last layer of tortillas, enchilada sauce, and cheese.

7. Cover tightly with tin foil and bake at 325°F for 25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the sauce is bubbly. Remove foil and bake for another 5 minutes. Let sit for 5-10 minutes, then slice, garnish, serve, and enjoy!