Tex-Mex Beef and Bean Casserole

Dr. Oz is known for healthy, delicious recipes and this Tex-Mex Beef and Bean Casserole is no exception. This comforting dish is packed with beef, cheese, and beans, and it’s a great way to feed a crowd. Serve with a fresh green salad and you have the perfect meal.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chili beans in sauce
  • 1 (15.25 ounce) can corn, drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and onion, and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring to break up the beef.
  3. Stir in chili beans, corn, tomatoes, green chilies, cumin, garlic powder, and cilantro. Cook until mixture is heated through. Transfer to a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle the cheese over the top. Bake for 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  5. Serve warm with a tossed salad, crusty bread, and a glass of your favorite drink.