Vegetarian Tortilla Bake

Total Time
25 mins
35 mins

A recipe from nutritionist Tara Gidus.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a large skillet with nonstick spray; saute onions and peppers over medium-high heat.
  3. When the vegetables are tender, add the cumin, chili powder and the can of chopped tomatoes; simmer in the skillet for 5-10 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together black beans, pinto beans and chiles; mix in jar of salsa.
  5. Spray the bottom a 9"x13" baking dishes with cooking spray.
  6. Place two tortillas on the bottom of the dish. Spread one-third of the vegetable mixture onto the tortillas, then one-third of the bean mixture; then sprinkle one-third of the cheese on top. Repeat layering two more times, finishing with the cheese.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes; uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let stand five minutes before cutting and serving.
  9. Serve with fresh cilantro and a dollop of light sour cream, if desired.