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Mexican bake

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

  • Prep: 10 mins
    Cook: 30 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Easy
  • Calories 473
  • Carbohydrates 64
  • Saturated Fat 8
  • Sugar 11
  • Protein 23
  • Fat 14
  • Fibre 11
  • Salt 1.3

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 473
  • Carbohydrates 64
  • Saturated Fat 8
  • Sugar 11
  • Protein 23
  • Fat 14
  • Fibre 11
  • Salt 1.3

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

  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.

  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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