Fake Black Bean Lasagne

For a quick and easy dinner, try this version of Mexican influenced  "Lasagne" - made with tortillas instead of pasta.

Fake Black Bean Lasagne

Preparation: 15 minutes

Cooking: 6-8 minutes

Baking: 15 minutes

Serves: 6


Ingredients:


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 3 clove garlic, chopped

  • 1 red capsicum (pepper), chopped

  • 2 cups black beans (precooked or from a can)

  • 1 1/2 cups organic corn kernels

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • bunch cilantro, chopped

  • 6 organic whole wheat & corn tortillas

  • 1 1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded

  • 100 g organic marinara sauce (or any tomato sauce)


Method:


  • Heat oven to 425 F / 220 C

  • In a large pan fry the onions in the olive oil over medium heat for about 2 minutes

  • Add the garlic and capsicum and keep frying for a few more minutes until the veggies are soft.

  • Add about 3/4 of the tomato sauce, beans, corn, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and cilantro and warm through.

  • Spread the rest of the tomato sauce on the bottom of a baking dish.

  • Top with 2 tortillas (cut to fit the baking dish)

  • Spread a third of  the bean & corn mixture over the tortillas.

  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella on top.

  • Add another 2 layers in the same way.

  • Bake for about 15 minutes - until the cheese starts to brown on top.

  • Serve with sour cream, if you like


Nutrition:


Calories: 399; Fat 15.4 g; Sat.Fat 5.2 g; Carbs 53.8 g; Sugar 7 g; Fiber 11.5 g; Protein 15.7 g