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Beef and Bean Tortilla Bake

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  6 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Dig in to dinner in less than an hour, when this tasty taco casserole is on the menu.

Ingredients

1
lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
1
can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed, drained
1
can (15 to 16 oz) pinto beans, rinsed, drained
1
can (14.5 oz) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
envelope (1 oz) Old El Paso™ 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
3/4
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
3
spinach-flavor flour tortillas (8 inch), cut in half, then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, taco seasoning mix and water. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, spread 2 cups of the beef mixture. Top with half of the tortilla strips. Spoon half of the remaining beef mixture over tortilla strips. Add remaining tortilla strips; top with remaining beef mixture.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Cut into squares.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, taco seasoning mix and water. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, spread 2 cups of the beef mixture. Top with half of the tortilla strips. Spoon half of the remaining beef mixture over tortilla strips. Add remaining tortilla strips; top with remaining beef mixture.
  • 3 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Cut into squares.

Expert Tips

Top this Tex-Mex casserole with your favorite taco toppings: sour cream, tomato, guacamole and/or salsa.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
910mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
13g
50%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
35g
35%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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