Vegetable Tortilla Stack
"These tasty layered tortillas are a hit with my children and grandchildren," reports Irene Muller of Wray, Colorado. "Nutritious vegetables are deliciously disguised in this snack."
Total TimePrep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
Makes2 stacks (4-6 servings each)
- 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
- 3/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1/2 cup picante sauce
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli-cauliflower blend
- 6 flour tortillas (8 inches)
- 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans
- 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- Minced fresh cilantro, sliced ripe olives, sour cream and additional picante sauce
- In a large skillet, saute peppers and onion in oil until tender. Stir in picante sauce; set aside. Meanwhile, cook frozen vegetables according to package directions; drain. Cool slightly; coarsely chop vegetables.
- Place two tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet. Spread each with 1/3 cup refried beans and sprinkle with 1/3 cup of the pepper mixture. Top each with another tortilla. Spoon 1-1/2 cups vegetables over each tortilla and sprinkle with Monterey jack cheese. Top the last two tortillas with remaining beans and pepper mixture; place one on each stack. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
- Bake at 375° for 10-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Garnish with cilantro and olives. Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream and picante sauce.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 570 calories, 31g fat (17g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 1008mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 7g fiber), 28g protein.
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Originally published as Vegetable Tortilla Stack in Taste of Home October/November 2000