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Chili Tortilla Bake Recipe
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Chili Tortilla Bake Recipe

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A homestyle Tex-Mex casserole is all it takes to gather the whole family around the dinner table. With popular flavors and a bubbly cheese topping, you won't have to worry about leftovers. —Celine Weldy, Cave Creek, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef (95% lean)
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 413 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 590 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink. Stir in the tomato sauce, beans, corn, green chilies, onion, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and oregano; heat through.
  2. In an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray, layer half of the tortillas, beef mixture and cheese. Repeat layers. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.
    Freeze option: Cool unbaked casserole; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in center to read 165°.
    Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chili Tortilla Bake in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p39

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Reviewed Mar. 2, 2016

"Simple & fairly quick to make! I didn't have tomato sauce, substituted tomato soup, turned out great! If you have eaters that don't like beans, you substitute refried beans."

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2016

"Hubby and I both enjoyed this dish. Hubby had this over lettuce. Will definitely make again!!!"

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"This is one recipe I'll be keeping in my stack of favorites. Full of flavor and I loved how affordable the ingredients were. I did double the amount of cheese and added another layer of tortillas."

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Reviewed Nov. 1, 2015

"Our family enjoyed this recipe and would make again. Husband licked his plate! We added chopped avocados and sour cream as an optional topping at table, and everything else made as directed. Delicious."

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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2015

"Because I wanted it to taste like tamales, I subbed corn tortillas instead of the whole wheat tortillas. Took it to a potluck and didn't bring any home."

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