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Mexican bake

Mexican bake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Raid your storecupboard and try out this fresh idea for canned beans with fajita spices - top with tortillas and cheese

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal473
fat14g
saturates8g
carbs64g
sugars11g
fibre11g
protein23g
low insalt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • 2 x 400g cans black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 35g sachet fajita seasoning of your choice
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes with chilli
  • 6 tortillas
  • 140g Monterey Jack cheese or cheddar, grated

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Heat a non-stick frying pan, add the black beans and fajita spice mix, stir together and cook for 1-2 mins. Add the tomatoes and simmer over a low heat for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Cut the tortillas in half. Lightly grease a 2-litre baking dish. Spread a third of the bean mixture over the base of the dish, followed by 3 tbsp of the cheese and a layer of tortillas. Repeat the process, finishing with a tortilla layer on top. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese. Bake for 15 mins until golden.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2012

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