Easy Rotel Casserole

Easy Rotel Casserole This recipe is so popular! It's totally Easy and it tastes sooo good! The family will be amazed at your cooking skills

I think like most busy mom’s I am in love with anything EASY! After 8-10 hours on my feet at work and a to-do list an arms length long every night I am happy to whip up a quick and delicious meal. Everyone in this family adores Mexican Food.  I love how quick most Mexican dishes come together.  Let me tell you this is a whole lot cheaper and not to mention a ton healthier than running through the Drive Thru at a fast food joint.  Oh and I guess I should mention it is so much tastier! I bet that you have all these ingredients in your pantry and fridge right now, so I would make this for dinner tonight if I were you. It took like 10 min to whip up and 30 min in the oven.  During those 30 min I  started laundry, emptied the dishwasher, and got a few small things done on that forever long to-do list. Then we were able to sit down to a great meal!

Easy Rotel Casserole This recipe is so popular! It's totally Easy and it tastes sooo good! The family will be amazed at your cooking skills

All this meal calls for is ground meat {I used chicken but you can use beef or turkey} tortilla chips, a can of Rotel, re-fried beans,sour cream, cheese and some spices! Super easy and all in your cupboard right now.  You could even leave out one step and just dump the beans in the meat mixture and that will be even Quicker.  Hooray for Fun Mexican Night! I use the original flavor of Rotel but feel free to jazz it up or tone it down with Mild to Hot!  There is a flavor for everyone! We dug into this and loved every bite and it made for a most excellent lunch the next day. There is an explosion of flavors and a great balance between the cheesey goodness and the slight crunch of the crust.  I really really recommend making this tonight or at the very least tomorrow!

Easy Rotel Casserole This recipe is so popular! It's totally Easy and it tastes sooo good! The family will be amazed at your cooking skills

Easy Rotel Casserole

Easy Rotel Casserole


  • 1 lb of ground meat of your choice {beef, chicken, turkey}
  • 1 package of Taco Seasoning
  • 16 oz can re-fried beans
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups Tortilla Chips broken up
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes and chile's {any heat level that you like} drained
  • 1 cup shredded Cheese blend


  • pre heat the oven to 350
  • in a skillet cook your meat til no pink shows. If you use Chicken or Turkey there is no need to drain the grease
  • add the packet of Taco seasoning
  • while the meat is browning in a sauce pan heat the re-fried beans and sour cream {this step can be eliminated and just toss the beans and sour cream in the meat}
  • spray a 9x11 or similar baking dish with non stick spray
  • layer the chips the beans and the meat {if you mixed the beans and meat together just layer the mixture on top of the chips}
  • then spread the Rotel on top
  • sprinkle on the cheese and bake for 30 min
  • serve with extra chips and salsa!


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  1. This looks amazingly delicious and comforting!
    Thank you for sharing this at Wednesday Extravaganza – see you there again tonight with more of your deliciousness :)
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  2. This looks and sounds great! Thanks for sharing at Two Cup Tuesday at Pint Sized Baker.
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  3. I love recipes like this, especially Mexican ones! Great idea!

  4. Sarah G says:

    I made this last night and all four of my kids loved it(so did I)! My 7 yr old son said ” This is the best food ever!” The only change I made was I added cilantro just because we all love it so much!

    • Oh that is wonderful Sarah!! Thank you so much for your kind words. Yes we love cilantro also, I just didn’t have any the day I made this. I hope you come back often. It makes me feel so good to hear from readers. Thanks again!

  5. This looks amazing!! I have a can of Rotel tomatoes in my cupboard I’ve been dying to use and now I know what I’m going to use it for!! Thanks for sharing!

    ~Jen @ Yummy. Healthy. Easy.
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  6. YUM! This looks delish!! Pinned 😉 Thanks for sharing! :)
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  7. I agree Mexican food can be quick and tasty and even better for you than a lot of other things. This one would be a favorite of my family. Thanks for bringing it over to What’d You Do This Weekend?

    Have a great week.

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  8. That looks so good–and it’s gluten free, so all of my kids can eat it! Pinned.
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  9. This looks srumptious, A defineate must try! Thank you.
    Wanda Ann
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  10. This looks so good. I love easy casseroles, this goes on my list of recipes to try. Have a good weekend! :-)
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  11. You know how we feel about Mexican in my house–this looks awesome!!
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