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7+ delectable comfort recipes with tortillas

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Sometimes we come across fantastically simple recipes that are not only cheap and delicious, but have an added element of fun in their preparation! When preparing a meal for the family, it's always helpful to choose a recipe that is not only fast and yummy, but one that also has a great job built in for the little ones if they want to help put dinner on the table. These amazing recipes with tortillas are sure to delight the whole family!
Check out these 7+ recipes, and don't forget to give the videos a watch for more helpful tips.
Monster chicken fajita wrap
Chicken fajitas are a fantastic comfort dish, but they can be a bit messy. This fun twist on a classic simplifies how you eat this dish and turns out a pretty attractive entree, too. This dish works best with a cast-iron skillet, but you can use any oven-safe pan (with a little extra oil to prevent sticking).
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Check out how to make this monster chicken fajita wrap by watching this easy to follow video. Pay close attention to see exactly how to wrap your tortillas for the best results.
Chicken tortilla casserole
My mom used to make the recipe below all the time when I was a kid. She always called it Mexican Pizza, because she knew I would eat anything with the word "pizza" in the title. I didn't know it at the time, but this meal would one day become my favorite go-to weeknight dinner recipe.
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It's quick and easy to make, and it's a perfect way to make Taco Tuesday for a crowd. Most of the ingredients in this recipe are pantry staples, so all you need to whip up is the chicken. Check it out in this video.
Ranch chicken casserole
A casserole is a quintessential American dish. Layers of a starch, protein and vegetables are all baked together to create a satisfying meal in one package, just like in the recipe below. Though it may sound like just throwing everything in a dish and baking it, the result can actually have a lot of flavor and depth.
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What makes this ranch chicken special? It only takes 15 minutes to prep and will have your family and friends impressed. If you are looking for something quick to throw together, be sure to have the video below handy.
Slow cooker ground beef taco bowls
This is an easy, fast-to-fix and fun recipe that manages to pack in layers of great taste. Even if you have the busiest morning ever, you can still find 20 seconds to throw meat and salsa into the slow cooker and press go! Then you get to return to the wonderful aroma of beef simmered with those fabulous spicy flavors.
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In the video below, we make our own salsa with spices, garlic, jalapeno and canned tomatoes. You can add chopped onions, peppers and anything else you fancy if you have time. Or just add beef and pre-made salsa; the combo works beautifully together. Get the kids to help make the tortilla bowls, and maybe set out the fillings for older children to fill their own taco as well!
Beef enchilada casserole
This enchilada casserole offers all the flavors of enchiladas without the tedious effort of rolling them. You can use ready-made enchilada sauce with great results, but you can also make it with the recipe provided you are feeling adventurous.
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The casserole builds on the classic enchilada flavors by adding red bell pepper and corn. Feel free to substitute the beef with ground chicken or two 15-ounce cans of black beans to suit your palate. Watch this video and then decide.
Burrito pie
Burrito pie is everything you love about burritos, without all the fussing of assembling them and making sure they're rolled just right so they don't fall apart in the oven. In this dish, ground beef is mixed with the perfect taco seasonings, black beans and frozen corn before being piled into a casserole dish with flour tortillas and salsa.
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Something magical happens to tortillas when you prepare them this way. The salsa works together with the juices from the meat to soften the tortillas and turn them into almost pasta-like creations that will blow you away. Just watch this video and see.
Slow cooker Mexican lasagna
One of the most fun things to do in the culinary world is to combine different cultures' cuisines to create hybrid dishes. In fact, that's how you get some of the best dishes in the world – because taking the best parts of cuisines from around the world allows you to create fantastic foods.
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In this delicious looking video, the old Italian classic we all know and love – lasagna – gets a Mexican twist to become a hybrid slow cooker dinner.
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