This Pork Enchilada Casserole Recipe is the perfect way to use up shredded pork. I love having this hearty meal for a weekend dinner and it’s awesome as leftovers, too.
The layers of tortillas and shredded cheddar cheese of Monterey jack cheese make for a quick and easy meal.
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The boys love the flavor of this simple pork casserole recipe. They even help make it and gobble up any of the remaining enchilada sauce as well!
There’s no denying the tomato sauce, and flour tortillas create an amazing flavor that has each of us coming back for more. This is one of our favorite pork casseroles to make.
Pork Enchilada Casserole Recipe
The great part of making this casserole is that it’s just a lot of layering the ingredients and then popping it in the oven.
This not only creates a fun and delicious taste but it makes for an easy meal as well. I can layer the food without a problem to create hearty comfort food.
My boys love this easy casserole dish because they like the flavor that the pulled pork adds to it. I’ll even add in some green chiles here and there to give it an extra kick of flavor, too.
What do you add as a topping to casseroles?
This all really just depends. Most casserole dishes are loaded down but you can always top with an extra 1/2 cup of cheese and a scoop of sour cream.
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I love to meal plan for the week and plan out the meals for everyone to be on the same page and not ask me a zillion times about what is for lunch or dinner.
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Can you freeze casseroles for later?
You bet! Casseroles in the freezer is a great idea. You can freeze them and then pop them in the oven to cook when you’re ready.
I also love to make casseroles and freeze them and give them to people for meals when they’re sick or even have a new baby in the house to help out a bit with a nice meal.
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- Amazing Slow Cooker Spicy Pulled Pork Chili Recipe
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- Boneless BBQ (Barbecue) Pork Ribs
- 3 cups shredded precooked pork
- 3 cups of cooked pinto beans
- 1 pack of flour tortillas
- ¼ cup of vegetable oil
- 2 T flour
- 3 T chili powder
- 8 ounce can of tomato sauce
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp paprika
- ½ tsp onion powder
- ½ tsp garlic powder
- ¼ tsp salt
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese or montery jack or any type of cheese
- Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees.
- Heat the vegetable oil over medium heat in a small pan on the stove. Add the chili powder and flour and stir for a few minutes.
- Add the water, tomato sauce, and spices and cook for 10-12 minutes. It should become thicker during this process.
- Spoon some of the sauce into the bottom of your pan. (13X9) Lay the flour tortillas on the bottom.
- Top with half of the pork and half of the beans.
- Sprinkle with about 1/3 cup of cheese and add 1/3 of the sauce.
- Put a second layer on starting with flour tortillas, enchilada sauce, and cheese.
- Pop in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
Are you going to make this pork casserole freeze or put it in the freezer for a meal later on down the road?