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Black Bean Tortilla Pie

Total Time

Prep: 50 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

I found this southwestern entree a while ago but decreased the cheese and increased the herbs originally called for. It's one of my toddler's favorite meals. She always smiles when she sees it on the table. —Wendy Kelly, Petersburg, New York
Black Bean Tortilla Pie Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green pepper, onion, cumin and pepper; cook and stir until vegetables are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in beans and broth. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1/3 cup, stirring occasionally. Stir in corn and green onions; remove from heat.
  3. Place 1 tortilla in a 9-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray. Layer with 1-1/2 cups bean mixture and 1/4 cup cheese. Repeat layers twice. Top with remaining tortilla. Place pan on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake, uncovered, until heated through, 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Loosen sides from pan with a knife; remove rim from pan. Cut into 6 wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 353 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 842mg sodium, 53g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 8g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 very lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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