Quick Tortilla Bake

Tortilla casserole

Quick Tortilla Casserole

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Diet
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Servings2
Calories861
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins

EQUIPMENT SUGGESTIONS

1 loaf or bread pan

Ingredients
 

  • cooking oil spray
  • 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 ounce or ½ small can chopped green chilis
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup mild or medium chunky style salsa
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
Toppings
  • cup sour cream
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper, up to ½ teaspoon for spice lovers
  • 1 wedge fresh lime, juiced
  • 2 handfuls thick tortilla corn chips, broken into large pieces
  • 1 cup 4 Mexican cheese blend, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Unless using non-stick, spray loaf pan with cooking oil and set aside.
    cooking oil spray
  • Gently combine all ingredients EXCEPT Toppings in a medium bowl.
    8 ounce can tomato sauce
    1/4 cup water
    2 ounce or ½ small can chopped green chilis
    1 cup canned black beans
    1/2 cup mild or medium chunky style salsa
    1/2 teaspoon cumin
    1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • In a separate small dish, mix 1/4 teaspoon ancho pepper spice into the 1/3 cup of sour cream and a quick squeeze from a lime wedge (1/4 teaspoon).
    1/3 cup sour cream
    1/4 teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper
    1 wedge fresh lime
  • Pour half of bean and tomato mix into your baking dish and add 1 handful of broken (but not crumbled) tortilla chips. Add half the sour cream mix in small dollops onto the chips. Cover with 1/2 cup of shredded cheese.
    1/3 cup sour cream
    2 handfuls thick tortilla corn chips
    1 cup 4 Mexican cheese blend
  • Repeat the process with the remainder of the bean and tomato mix followed by 1 handful of broken chips, remainder of sour cream and covered with 1/2 cup of 4 Mexican cheese.
  • Bake covered with foil for approximately 25 minutes, remove foil for the last 5 minutes so cheese is melted and bubbly hot. Serve with sliced avocado and chopped cilantro.
    1 tablespoon cilantro

RECIPE NOTES

For a lighter version, substitute nonfat Greek yogurt for sour cream and reduce cheese by 1/2 cup. 

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NUTRITION

Serving: 1g | Calories: 861kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1370mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1113IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 641mg | Iron: 4mg
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