Recipe by ADELE21
"A quick easy tortilla pie filled with a spicy bean and veggie filling. You can replace the Cheddar cheese with Monterey Jack or any other cheese you like. Top the pie with sour cream and your favorite salsa. Add extra fiber to your diet by using whole wheat tortillas!"
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1 (15 ounce) can
black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (15 ounce) can
pinto beans, drained
1 (16 ounce) can
1 (2 ounce) can
sliced black olives
1/2 (15.25 ounce) can
whole kernel corn, drained
chopped green bell pepper
jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
ground black pepper to taste
(10 inch) whole wheat tortillas
1 1/2 cups
shredded Cheddar cheese
My husband and I loved this dish. Would suggest using a 9x13 inch dish and reducing the layers to three, and using rectangular tortillas. Used Pepper Jack cheese. Also, think it might stay in the oven a bit longer so it is hotter. I will definitely make again.
This had no taste whatsoever and was just plain bland. Won't be making this one again.
This was good and easy. However, I'm a big fan of spicy dishes and found this to be slightly bland. Would definately add more spices, perhaps chipolte peppers, to the bean mixture and maybe a layer of salsa inside the pie. Some fresh cilantro would be good too. And the recipes really serves just 4.
I get 8 inch tortillas and then bake in an 8 inch cake pan. Works out great!
What a great "clean out the pantry" dinner! Skipped the olives and peppers, added an onion and two cloves of garlic and used a 2 qrt casserole dish. Simplfied the seasoning and just added a packet of taco seasoning. It was so good we forgot to add the sour cream =) Great meatless fast weekday option; it's now on rotation!
Oh my WOW!!!! This was fantastic! I didn't have a deep round cake pan, so I used two shallow ones and 6 tortillas (instead of 5). THIS WAS SOOOOOO GOOD! I had a vegan friend over so I substituted tofu cheese and sour cream and my husband couldn't even tell, he loved it and he's a meat eater to the core. Next time I might play around--add another jalepeno or some onions. This has become an immediate staple in our house--THANKS!
This recipe is now a staple in our home. Sometimes I cut the tortillas into quaters and just layer them in a square dish. It works just as well. My husband said, "This tastes just like Taco Bell, only better!" (And he loves Taco Bell!)
Enjoyed recipe very much. I wonder if it shoudn't have a little more liquid as it seemed a little dry
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mexican Bean Pie
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 424
** Calories from Fat: 168
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