Tortilla Casserole

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Prep time:
15 MIN

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Cook time:
15 MIN

Silouette of 2 people

12 Servings


Serving Size:
1 wedge


  • 1 cup medium salsa
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) whole-kernel corn, drained (or 1 cup frozen corn, thawed)
  • 1⁄2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas, 10-inch diameter
  • 6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack or Mexican blend cheese


Preheat oven to 500 degrees. Lightly oil or spray a 10 inch casserole dish.
In a small bowl, mix salsa and tomato sauce.
In a medium bowl, mix black beans, corn and cilantro.
Place 1 tortilla in baking dish, and spread 1/4 of salsa mixture over tortilla. Top with 1/3 of bean mixture and 1/3 of cheese.
Repeat layering 2 more times; spread last of salsa mixture over top of last tortilla.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes, until cheese melts and filling is hot.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


Try kidney or pinto beans instead of black beans.
Add leftover cooked chicken, turkey or ground beef.Cook your own dry beans. One can (15 ounces) is about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups drained beans.