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Tortilla Black Bean Casserole

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  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Sweet peppers 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Tomatoes 1 Large
  Picante sauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Black beans/Red kidney beans 30 Ounce, drained, rinsed
  Non-stick cooking spray 1
  Corn tortillas 10 (7 Inch)
  Monterey jack cheese 8 Ounce, shredded
  Chile peppers To Taste, sliced

In a large skillet combine the onions, sweet peppers, undrained tomatoes, picante sauce, cumin, and garlic.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
Stir in the beans.
Coat a 2-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray.
Spread one-third of the bean mixture over bottom of dish.
Top with half of the tortillas, overlapping as necessary, and half of the cheese.
Add another one-third of the bean mixture, then remaining tortillas and remaining bean mixture.
Cover and bake in a 350° oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until heated through.
Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
Let stand for 10 minutes.
If desired, arrange the shredded lettuce on dinner plates.
To serve, cut the casserole into squares and place on top of lettuce.
If desired, garnish with chile peppers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1265 Calories from Fat 195

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.1%

Saturated Fat 13 g65.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60 mg20%

Sodium 859.3 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.7%

Dietary Fiber 38.6 g154.4%

Sugars 16.6 g

Protein 67 g133.7%

Vitamin A 27.8% Vitamin C 99.4%

Calcium 80.8% Iron 78.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tortilla Black Bean Casserole Recipe