Pan Burritos

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing


10 servings

Updated: May. 06, 2023
Our family loves Mexican food, so this satisfying casserole is a favorite. It is nice to be able to get the taste of burritos and cut any serving size you want. —Joyce Kent, Grand Rapids, Michigan
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  • 2 packages (1-1/2 ounces each) enchilada sauce mix
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 9 large flour tortillas (9 inch)
  • 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans, warmed
  • Optional: Taco sauce, sour cream, chile peppers, chopped onion and guacamole


  1. In a saucepan, combine the first 6 ingredients; simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a skillet, brown and crumble the beef. Drain; stir in a third of the sauce. Spread another third on the bottom of a greased 13x9-in. baking pan or dish.
  3. Place 3 tortillas over sauce, tearing to fit bottom of pan. Spoon half of the meat mixture over tortillas; sprinkle with 1-1/2 cups cheese. Add 3 more tortillas. Spread refried beans over tortillas; top with remaining meat. Sprinkle with 1-1/2 cups of cheese. Layer remaining tortillas; top with the remaining sauce. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Serve with optional ingredients as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 646 calories, 32g fat (15g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 1379mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 36g protein.