Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

This recipe substitutes fried flour tortillas for noodles. My husband always requests this one since he loves the south of the border flavors. I have made this lots of times and is always a winner in our house. This comes form an Old El Paso brand cookbook and ingredients are easy to find. Deee-licious!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In skillet, cook ground beef, celery, and onion until meat is brown and vegetables are tender; drain.
  2. Stir in tomatoes and green chilies, enchilada sauce, olives, salt and pepper.
  3. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Heat oil in another skillet.
  5. Cut 1/4 of the tortillas in quarters.
  6. Cook remaining tortillas and the quarters in hot oil till crisp and brown, about 20-30 seconds per side; drain on paper towel.
  7. Set aside quartered tortillas, and break up remaining six.
  8. Combine cheese and egg.
  9. Spread one-third of the meat mixture in bottom of 12-inch baking dish.
  10. Top with half the cheese mixture, then half the broken tortillas.
  11. Repeat layers, ending with meat mixture.
  12. Top with quartered tortillas.
  13. Bake, uncovered, in 350°F oven for 30 minutes.
  14. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.