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hamburger casserole

Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

Cheesy Hamburger Casserole is packed with Tex-Mex flavors, crunchy chips, and a mouthwatering sauce! This quick and easy dinner is a family favorite, and perfect for any busy weeknight!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 251kcal
Author Nichole


  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons All Purpose Flour
  • ½ Cup Sour Cream
  • 4 Cups Coarsely Crushed Tortilla Chips
  • 2 Pounds Ground Beef cooked, crumbled, and drained
  • 1 15 Ounce Can Ranch Style Beans
  • 1 10 Ounce Can Rotel
  • 1 8 Ounce Package Mexican style four cheese finely shredded

Additional Toppings (Optional)


  • In a small bowl or measuring cup combine the chicken broth, salt, pepper and garlic. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan or skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat. Whisk in flour continuously stirring until oil and flour have a smooth thick consistency (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and pour in the sauce mixture from step 1, stirring until thicken (about 3-5 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and fold in sour cream. Set aside. (Optional remove ¼ cup of sauce to use to drizzle across the top)
  • Grease the bottom of a 9x13 in baking dish and layer the following ingredients in the pan: Chips, browned hamburger meat, ranch style beans, sauce, rotel, and cheese.
  • Bake at 350° F for 12-15 minutes until cheese is fully melted. Serve immediately. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg