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Skinny Mexican Casserole

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 15 ounces black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup corn kernels (frozen, canned or roasted)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 4.5 ounces Old El Paso chopped green chiles (drained)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves (chopped fresh)
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas (chopped)
  • 16 ounces fat-free refried beans (Old El Paso™, warmed)
  • 10 ounces enchilada sauce (Old El Paso™ mild)
  • 1 1/2 cups mexican blend cheese (reduced fat shredded)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium60% DV1440mg
    Fat15% DV10g
    Protein33% DV17g
    Carbs11% DV33g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories290Calories from Fat90
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat90
    Total Carbohydrate33g11%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C60%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ceci Gross 10 days ago
    Good. Added more cheese.
    It turned out beautiful. I left out the black beans. i used a pound of ground turkey and a can of Rotel tomatoes. Added a bit more spice and cheese. It was great!
    Jared Moore 5 months ago
    Ended up pretty good but as other reviewers have said it needs a lot more spice. nearly doubled the chili powder and cumin before it tasted right.
    Jazzinthed 7 months ago
    It was good but didn’t have a ton of flavor (when I think of Mexican, I like some spice!) I’ll try again and tweak it next time
    Keenan 7 months ago
    This was wondeful. Add chicken to it.
    Susie Born 2 years ago
    Wonderful and easy! I made it night before, then all I had to do when I got home was to pop it the oven to bake & left it in oven about 15 minutes more (since it was cold from fridge) Delicious!
    Sindy D. 2 years ago
    YUM! Will be making it again!
    Sugaree 76 2 years ago
    i used Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce instead of the green chilies. i also used cayenne and paprika in place of the chilli powder. added about 1/2 lb of ground beef. it was delicious. topped wirh sour cream and more cilantro.
    Simon 2 years ago
    Not quite sure where I went wrong in making this, but there was a load of liquid in the bottom of the dish, making it almost soup-like! The flavours were okay - the pickled chillis were a bit overpowering for my taste (even though I used less than was listed) making it difficult to taste the other ingredients.
    Donna Poulton 2 years ago
    Loved it !!! Will definitely make it again
    Mr Johno 2 years ago
    Very tasty did change some things after reading reviews 1 used salsa instead of pasta, 2 used black beans instead of Z squash,3 used a diff cheese,, but my picky grandkids loved it
    Rawlins 2 years ago
    This was just ok. We didn’t care for the refried beans. I’ll try it again with them to see if we like it better
    Shook 2 years ago
    My family loved it. Only thing extra I added was I doubled the cilantro and topped it with Cholula chili lime sauce. 👍
    Heather C. 2 years ago
    i added ground turkey and lauered the tortillas on top to give a crunch. flavor was really good. some thought it was too spicy, but i loved it!
    Matt 2 years ago
    Pretty good. It would almost be better as a dip than a meal.
    Ruth Montenegro 2 years ago
    Love it! I followed the instructions. Just added a bit more spice bc I like food spicy.
    Chris Haar 2 years ago
    Excellent meal real easy and very flavourful
    Kari SuHo 2 years ago
    I used salsa instead of enchilada sauce. Tastes great, definitely don’t skimp on the cheese!! And recommend a little hot sauce or it’s a little bland. Can use leftovers at breakfast, just throw an egg on top and it’s a deconstructed breakfast burrito!!
    Hall 2 years ago
    Great! Very Yummly! I added Ground Turkey meat to the recipe... a little less beans and more corn!
    West 3 years ago
    My brother loves this dish and asks me to make it on a regular basis. Thank you so much.
    Dobba Wagoner 3 years ago
    It’s like a hot layered dip! Ummmm!
    Linda Brehm 3 years ago
    Wonderful. I added a few extra calories with avocado & sour cream
    Rebecca Colborne 3 years ago
    This is more like chili then caserole. That being said, it was a huge hit! The tortilla crust makes it very fun to eat, and tastey, too!
    Karen 3 years ago
    It was much liked by my family
    Kat J. 4 years ago
    Great recipe, but needed a few tweaks for a more robust flavor. I added a little extra enchilada sauce, used 2 tortillas instead of 4, added way more green chile, cumin, and corn, and added a 15 oz can of diced tomatoes. I think the extra stuff made it hold its shape easier (easier to cut and serve). This is in my menu rotation now. Serve with sour cream and guacamole.
    Rocco L 4 years ago
    I was so excited to make this, but it turned out awful I followed the recipe as directed, but the flavors did not work.
    Stella I. 4 years ago
    Delicious! All ingredients work well together. Looks great coming out the oven. Will make again, although the brand-name Old El Paso recommendations can easily be substituted for a cheaper option. Yum!
    Blair M. 4 years ago
    Easy, delicious, and nutritious. Tastes like a casserole, super filling, but good for you! Basically just veggies. Awesome
    S B. 4 years ago
    Delicious! Replaced enchillada sauce with simmered down tomatoes, added 3x cumin and some garlic/salt powder. After baking the casserole dishes (two pie tins), I broiled it for a few mins to make the top crispy. I also used white tortillas instead of wheat. I served it with sour cream and avacado. Definitely making this again.
    Amber A. 4 years ago
    It was great, my husband loved it as well, even with no meat. I will make it again. I cut the tortillas to fit the pan so they didn't overlap, so probably fewer calories total. Not by much though.