Black Bean Tortilla Casserole Recipes

1 onion chopped
1 green pepper chopped
14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
3/4 cup picante sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. cumin (ground)
2-15 oz. cans black beans
8 corn tortillas
2 cups shredded cheese (either Mexican blend or Cheddar)

shredded lettuce
chopped tomatoes
green onions
sliced olives
sour cream

In large saucepan, combine the onions, peppers, tomatoes, picante sauce, garlic and cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Stir in beans.

Coat the bottom of a 9" x 12" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread about 1/3 of mixture in bottom of dish. Layer with 4 tortillas and 2/3 cup cheese. Repeat all of the layers and top with remaining beans.

Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 35 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and let stand until cheese melts on top.

Serve with toppings.