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    Black Bean Enchiladas


    • 1 small yellow onion (or 1/2 large onion), diced small
    • 1 sweet bell pepper, diced small
    • 1 (16-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
    • 2 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack, colby, or other melting cheese, divided
    • 2 (16-ounce) jars salsa, any kind
    • 12 to 15 medium (6-inch or so) flour tortillas
    • Optional: 1 cup leftover meat or extra veggies — chicken, pork, hamburger, beef, baked tofu, or roasted vegetables


    • Prep: -
    • Cook: -
    • Serves: 6-8

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    1. Place the onion, bell pepper, black beans, corn, chili powder, cumin, salt, 1/2 cup of the cheese, and meat (if using) in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Spread about 1 cup of the salsa over the bottom of a 6-quart (or larger) slow cooker, enough to evenly coat the bottom with a bit of sauce.
    2. Fill each of the tortillas with about 1/3 cup of the filling, roll them up as tightly as you can, and pack them seam-side down in a single layer into the bottom of the slow cooker. Don't worry if some filling falls out — just tuck it back in once you've set the tortilla down.
    3. When you complete the first layer (you will make 3 layers), spread about another cup of salsa over the top and sprinkle with about 1/2 cup of the remaining cheese. Continue rolling the remaining tortillas with the remaining filling to make one more layer; if you have leftover filling, sprinkle this over the top. Finish by pouring the 1 cup of the salsa evenly over the top of the enchiladas. Reserve the last 1/2 cup of cheese to add later.
    4. Cover and cook on HIGH the setting for 2 to 4 hours. In the last 15 minutes of cooking, sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese over the top, re-cover the slow cooker, and finish cooking. Serve the enchiladas with any remaining salsa.
    recipes/casserole/black_bean_enchiladas.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/15 00:44 (external edit)