Bean Tortilla Lasagna

June 20, 2018







What you need-

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 small green or red chilly, de-seeded

  • 1 cup black beans (rajma), boiled

  • 1 pack tomato puree

  • ½ tsp cumin powder

  • ¼ tsp red chilly powder (optional)

  • ¼ tsp sweet paprika (optional)

  • 3-4 tortillas

  • Pico de gallo (see recipe)



Putting it all together-

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil. Cook the onions, bell peppers and garlic.

  2. Add the chilly, cumin, paprika and cook for another 2 mins. Add a splash of water if it starts burning.

  3. Mix in the beans and 1 pack tomato puree with a splash of water. Season well with salt, pepper, and oregano.

  4. Bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer till it all comes together.



To assemble the lasagne

  • Preheat your oven to 180C

  • In a baking dish, spread some bean sauce at the bottom.

  • Cut the tortilla in half and shape as per your dish.

  • Top with some bean sauce and then grated cheese on top.

  • Scatter some pico de gallo (salsa). You could also add some olive slices.

  • Repeat with another layer of tortilla, sauce, cheese, and salsa

  • Finish with a third tortilla, bean sauce, and cheese.

  • Bake covered for 15 mins and then uncovered for 5-10 mins till brown and the tortilla sides are crispy.

  • Garnish with jalapeno slices.



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