Vegetarian mexican casserole

Optional ingredients include: salsa, sliced black olives, Tabasco sauce, sriracha sauce, chopped cilantro
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 person
Calories 430 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3/4 cup Low fat sour cream
  • 2 cups Mexican Blend Cheese
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 medium Celery Stalk diced
  • 1 each Jalapeno pepper seeds discarded and diced
  • 15 ounce Canned diced tomatoes drained
  • 15 ounces canned chili beans drained
  • 15 ounces canned black beans drained
  • 15 ounces caned fat free refried beans
  • 8 each Corn Tortillas
  • 6 cups Shredded iceberg lettuce

Taco seasoning (you can just buy a mccormick taco seasoning packet if you want, but making it yourself is cheaper)

  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Prepare the vegetables (onion, celery, jalapeno) as described above. Mix together the taco seasoning.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat
  • Add onion and celery to pot, and, cook until the onion is translucent (5-10 minutes)
  • Add jalepeno and taco seasoning, stir until combined and aromatic, about 1-2 minutes
  • Add the tomatoes, chili beans, black beans, and refried beans. Stir until well combined and simmering, about 3-5 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
  • Spray a 12 x 8 inch baking dish with cooking spray..
  • Cut the tortillas in half. Place half of the tortillas in the bottom of the pan
  • Spoon ½ of the bean mixture over the tortillas.
  • Spoon all of the sour cream over the bean mixture
  • Place remaining tortillas over the sour cream
  • Spoon the remaining bean mixture over the tortillas
  • Top with the 2 cups of cheese. Cover with foil
  • Bake at 375 for 25 minutes.
  • Serve with cilantro, shredded lettuce, and other optional ingredients.
Keyword freezes well, makes leftovers, Vegetarian