Santa Anna's Black Bean Casserole - Authentic Mexican!

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Published for ZWT III. A delicious vegetarian casserole from Mexico. Easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, combine first 6 ingredients, bringing the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Stir in beans.
  2. Spread 1/3 of the bean mixture over the bottom of a 13x9-inch pan. Top that with half of the tortillas, overlapping as necessary and half of the cheese. Add another 1/3 of the bean mixture, then remaining tortillas and bean mixture.
  3. Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and let stand for 10 minutes. Garnish with shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes.
  4. Serve by topping with the sliced avocado or guacamole.


Most Helpful

Great dish! I set this up the night before and just baked it off the next day. Many complements! Very yummy! Make it as written (except for using a blend of cheddar and pepper jack cheese) and will definitely make this again!

Glori-B May 15, 2012

Very good authentic flavors. Definately reminded me of the summer I spent in Mexico. Made as written and used a can of diced tomatoes. Thank you so much, this is a keeper!

TattooedMamaof2 October 21, 2009

I found this while searching for a recipe that called for baking, after changing a stove top burger type recipe from into a casserole. This is pretty close to what I wound up with. It was pretty tasty before baking, so I am looking forward to the finished version.

misty6786 December 12, 2012

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