About this Recipe

The flavors of Mexico are savored in this savory bean and cheese casserole.


Servings: 8

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cook time: 1 hour



Black Bean And Cheese Bake Recipe








2 1/2 cups tortilla chips, lightly crushed

30 ounces black beans, drained

4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded and divided

4 large 11 inch diameter flour tortillas, sliced into strips

24 ounces salsa (extra for garnish)

4 ounces green chiles, drained

2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded



1.   Preheat the oven to 325F.

2.   Lightly spray baking dish with no-stick cooking spray.

3.   Crush tortilla chips and place in bottom of baking dish.

4.   Cut 11 inch diameter flour tortillas into 1/2 inch wide strips.

5.   Spread all the tortilla chips over the bottom of the dish.

6.   Layer in the following order: half of black beans (15 oz), 2 cups of cheddar cheese, half of the flour tortilla strips, and 3 cups of salsa.

7.   Next, layer in the following order: 2 cups of cheddar cheese, remaining flour tortilla strips, and remaining (15 oz) of black beans.

8.   Spread 2 cups of mozzarella cheese over top.

9.   Cover with foil that has been sprayed with cooking oil on the side facing the cheese (so it will not stick) and bake 50 minutes.

10.       Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes.

11.       Serve with extra salsa if desired.




Black Bean and Cheese Bake Recipe