||BEAN TORTILLA CASSEROLE
||Main dish, Mexican
4 c Water; *
1 lb Pinto Beans; Dried, *
1/2 c Onion; Finely Chopped, 1 Med
2 Cloves Garlic
1 1/2 ts Chicken Bouillon; Instant
1/8 ts Cumin; Ground
1/2 c Vegetable Oil
2 1/2 c Cooked Chicken; Diced
12 Flour Tortillas; ***
1 1/2 c Dairy Sour Cream
1 1/2 c Montery Jack Cheese;Shredded
1/4 c Green Onions w/Tops; Sliced
* Four 15 oz cans of pinto beans may be substituted for the water
and ** You should use 1/3 to 1/2 cup of canned chipotle chiles in
adabo *** Tortillas should be 8-inches in diameter and be warmed. Mix
water, beans, chopped onion and garlic in 4-quart Dutch oven. Heat
to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered until beans are tender,
about 3 hours adding water if necessary. Place half the beans, 1/2
cup of bean liquid, the chipotle chiles, bouillon (dry), and cumin in
food processor workbowl fitted with steel blade or in blender
container. Cover and process until smooth; pour into large bowl.
Place remaining beans with just enough liquid to cover in workbowl.
Cover and process until smooth; add to bean mixture in bowl. Heat oil
in 10-inch skillet until hot; stir in bean mixture. Cook uncovered,
stirring frequently, until mixture is consistency of cake batter.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spoon scan 1/4 cup chicken onto half of
each tortilla; fold tortillas into halves. Arrange in greased 3-quart
round shallow casserole or rectangular baking dish 13 X 9 X 2-inches;
spoon bean mixture over tortillas. Top with sour cream, cheese and
green onions. Bake uncovered until hot and bubbly, 15 to 20 minutes.