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Grace Maneval's Tortilla Bean Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Conard
Added: Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups chopped onion
1.5 cups chopped green pepper
1 15 oz can tomatoes, cut up
3/4 cup picante sauce
minced garlic
2 tsp. ground cumin
2 15 oz cans black or kidney beans, drained
12 corn tortillas (6 inch)
2 cups shredded lowfat cheese
optional:
2 medium tomatoes
2 cups shredded lettuce
sliced green onions
sour cream (nonfat)

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet combine onion, green pepper, undrained tomatoes, picante sauce, garlic and cumin. Bring to boiling and reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Stir in beans. In a 13x6x2 baking pan spread 1/3 of the bean mixture over the bottom. Top with half of the tortillas overlapping as necessary and half of the cheese. Add another 1/3 of the bean mixture, then remaining tortillas with bean mixture on top. Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 - 35 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. May serve with optional fresh ingredients.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 - 10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Rick's mother, Grace, made this "healthy" casserole for us after she got it from a friend who was on a restricted diet. It's a hearty, meatless meal.

 

 

 

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