Chuck Wagon Tortilla Stack

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 03, 2022
I make this skillet specialty on those night when I'm craving southwestern fare. It's easy to cut and remove the pieces from the pan. —Bernice Janowski, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Chuck Wagon Tortilla Stack Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (16 ounces) baked beans
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 4 flour tortillas (10 inches)
  • 1-1/3 cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • Optional: Shredded lettuce, chopped red onion, sour cream and chopped tomatoes


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef until meat is no longer pink; crumble beef; drain. Add the garlic, beans, tomatoes, corn, chilies, barbecue sauce, chili powder and cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes or until liquid is reduced.
  2. Coat a large deep skillet with cooking spray. Place 1 tortilla in skillet; spread with 1-1/2 cups meat mixture. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese. Repeat layers 3 times. Cover and cook on low for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and tortillas are heated through. Cut into wedges. Serve with toppings of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 539 calories, 23g fat (10g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 1383mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 9g fiber), 30g protein.