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Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole

Instant Pot Beef Enchilada Casserole comes together in no time and is packed with flavor! Layers of beef, sauce, cheese, and corn tortillas combine into a Tex-Mex dish the whole family will love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 412kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning (or 2 tbsp homemade seasoning, see recipe below)
  • 1 1/2 cups red enchilada sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups Mexican shredded cheese
  • 9 corn tortillas, cut into halves

Instructions

  • In a pan, cook beef until no longer pink.
  • Drain grease and season with taco seasoning.
  • Spray springform pan with cooking spray.
  • Using 6 halves (3 full tortillas), layer on the bottom of your springform pan. *overlapping is okay
  • Spread 1/2 the beef evenly over the tortilla layer, followed by 1/2 cup enchilada sauce and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Add another layer of tortillas (3 full tortillas cut in half).
  • Continue pattern and spread remaining beef on top of tortillas followed by 1/2 cup sauce and 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Place last layer of tortillas on top followed by remaining 1/2 cup sauce. *Do not put cheese on yet
  • Spray a piece of tin foil with cooking spray and lightly cover the pan with foil *sprayed side down onto food to prevent sticking
  • Pour 1 cup water into bottom of Instant Pot liner.
  • Place metal trivet into Instant Pot (the trivet came with your Instant Pot).
  • Carefully lower the springform pan onto the trivet and place Instant Pot lid securely on top.
  • Ensure valve is in sealed position and cook on manual, high pressure, for 10 minutes followed by a quick release.
  • Once pin has dropped, carefully reach in and remove foil from pan.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese evenly on top and place Instant Pot lid back on top for an additional 3-5 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  • Remove pan from Instant Pot using pot holders and place on serving tray.
  • Slice and serve with toppings of choice! Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 412kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 1254mg | Potassium: 300mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1132IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 3mg
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