Beef and Bean Tortilla Bake

Beef and Bean Tortilla Bake

Dig in to dinner in less than an hour, when this tasty taco casserole is on the menu.

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lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef
can (15 oz) black beans, rinsed, drained
can (15 to 16 oz) pinto beans, rinsed, drained
can (14.5 oz) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, undrained
envelope (1 oz) Old El Paso® 40%-less-sodium taco seasoning mix
cup water
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
spinach-flavor flour tortillas (8 inch), cut in half, then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain. Stir in black beans, pinto beans, tomatoes, taco seasoning mix and water. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  2. In 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, spread 2 cups of the beef mixture. Top with half of the tortilla strips. Spoon half of the remaining beef mixture over tortilla strips. Add remaining tortilla strips; top with remaining beef mixture.
  3. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until bubbly and heated through. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake about 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Cut into squares.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Top this Tex-Mex casserole with your favorite taco toppings: sour cream, tomato, guacamole and/or salsa.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 910mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 56g
    • (Dietary Fiber 13g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 35g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 3 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.