214 Reviews

I LOVE this recipe! Fast to make with ingredients that I almost always have in the house and delicious. I added some fresh jalapeños to the bean mixture and went heavy on the seasoning because dh and I like spicy food. I also added some thawed frozen corn to make it a little more hearty and I wouldn't change a thing for next time. . . and there will be a next time.

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Angiepangie July 20, 2009

Thanks for a delicious and healthy recipe! I used two cloves of garlic, a teaspoon of chili powder, and whole wheat instead of corn tortillas. (Note that you'll only need about 6, as they're larger: two for each layer - one whole plus one ripped into quarters to fill the corners.) I also substituted salsa for the tomato sauce, and used about a cup and a half of low-fat cheddar. I served it with guacamole on the side. Yum!

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Marina K May 11, 2009

Awesome! My boys even asked for seconds, instead of their usual pattern of leaving the table and then asking for snacks 20 minutes later. I used Mission Carb-balance tortillas b/c I have a diabetic son, and they fit perfectly in my 8 x 8 baking dish. With these tortillas I used only 2 per layer, and 1 on top. I kept the filling within the tortilla circles and so served pie-shaped servings. One boy asked if it was a quiche based on the presentation! I used a drained can of diced tomatoes in lieu of fresh tomatoes, and used 1 cup of chopped green onions (including white parts) instead of 1/2 cup green and 1/2 cup regular onions. I did this b/c I hate buying a bunch of green onions and having 1/2 go bad, while the white onions in my fridge last for weeks. I picked this recipe in part b/c I wanted to use up cilantro I had used in 1 recipe the preceding week that was not going to last much longer. In any case, this recipe was a huge hit and my husband implored me to serve it once a month. (I'm always trying new recipes and he hates one-hit wonders that he never sees again.)

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Ellee February 08, 2009

Good casserole. I used a 15 oz can of tomato sauce, doubled the garlic, and added just a bit of cayenne pepper and 1/4 tsp sugar (to cut the acidity of the tomatoes) all of which I would do again. Black olives would be good in this. Beef would also be good, but DH didn't even notice the lack of meat which is unusual for him with a meatless dish. Thanks for sharing.

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littleturtle January 06, 2009

Fabulous recipe - Being in Australia I found dried 'Black Turkey Beans' in my health food shop. To use these black beans in this recipe I followed ketchupqueen's advice "You can soak beans overnight in cool water, or bring to a boil, boil for 20 minutes, turn off heat but leave the cover on, and soak for at least 2-4 hours. If you have hard water, you should add a tsp. of baking soda". Other than that I followed the recipe exactally except to subsitute the fresh tomatoes and sauce for a tin of tomatoes. Thanks you meow! for introducing us to black beans and for posting a recipe that I will use often.

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Jewelies October 12, 2005

Very good. I followed the recipe exactly, except that I added a little extra garlic and used only ten tortillas, since the package I bought only contained ten. I would definately suggest using corn tortillas for this recipe instead of substituting flour ones, because the corn tortillas give it an excellent enchilada flavor. Great recipe!

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HollyJane March 01, 2004

Quick, easy & delicious! I used 12 ounces of my home-made tomato sauce which is fairly spicy, whole wheat tortillas & a combo of cheddar & monterey jack cheeses - with salsa & sour cream on the side. Thanx Meow!

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CountryLady February 27, 2004

Very good. I used flour tortillas -- with 10" tortillas, I found 6 was enough. I mixed monterey jack cheese with the cheddar. Also added some chopped jalapeno to the tomato mixture. Quick and easy. I'm sure to use this again.

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lucy k. February 01, 2004

Great recipe! Very tasty and easy to put together. My DH thought it could use some meat so next time I will add 1/2 lb. of cubed chicken or ground beef. I only had flour tortillas...next time I will try corn. Thanks for a delicious recipe!

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Amy F. December 18, 2003

We really enjoyed this. My husband was skeptical as I called it a "casserole". It was really comfort food for me and I loved it. I added a small red pepper and used flour tortillas instead of corn (as I didn't read the recipe very well). Also--a question for meow--the directions mention cumin but it is not listed inthe ingredients?? I used 1 tsp cumin. We topped with sour cream. This might also be good with corn added. Loved it and will make again. Note to above reviewer--did you use the 9x9 pan that the recipe called for or a larger pan--this worked perfectly for me in a 9x9 pan. Thanks MEOW!

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Kimke October 28, 2003
Black Bean and Tortilla Bake