Saucy Black Bean Tortilla Pie

1/2 pound ground beef, turkey, or shredded chicken
1 can black beans [drained, rinsed]
1 cup refried beans
1 (14.5 ounce) can enchilada sauce
1.5 cups favorite salsa
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
3/4 cup corn
2 cups mexican blend cheese cheese
4 8-inch whole grain tortillas [or whatever flavor you prefer]
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large skillet, brown beef and onion; drain. 
  • Add beans, salsa, seasonings, corn, and 1/2 of cheese
  • Spread thin layer of the enchilada sauce over the bottom of an 9 inch pie baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray. 
  • Place tortilla over the sauce. Spread 1/3 of filling of the filling mixture over the tortilla, add another tortilla over the top and repeat this step twice more [until you reach level with top of baking dish] ending with tortilla on top. 
  • Pour enchilada sauce over everything. 
  • Cover dish with aluminum foil. Bake for 30 minutes in the 350 degree oven. 
  • Remove foil and sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top. Return to oven and continue cooking, uncovered, for an additional 5 to 10 minutes until cheese melts. 
*Serve topped with sour cream, diced tomatoes, black olives, thinly sliced green onions, crushed tortilla chips, and/or shredded lettuce


  1. sounds yummy! Bet it would be good with my all favorite chicken too!

  2. I've thought about trying it again with chicken instead of beef too!

  3. Holy crap this looks good! Chicken is a good idea.


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