Beef and Bean Tortilla Bake

Dig in to dinner in less than an hour, when this tasty taco casserole is on the menu.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    910mg
    910%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    56g
    56%
    (Dietary Fiber
    13g
    13%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    35g
    35%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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