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Layered Burrito Pie Casserole in pan with a slice removed.

Layered Burrito Pie Casserole Recipe

Stack your favorite burrito ingredients 3 layers high and bake.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 473kcal


  • 3 flour tortillas 7-8 inches (I used whole wheat tortillas)
  • 1 cup salsa try a fruity or spicy variety for a change of pace
  • 15 ounces black beans rinsed and drained
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomato drained
  • 1 ½ cups Colby and Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup green onion sliced plus a little more for garnish
  • Optional toppings for serving: sour cream guacamole, black olives


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place 1 flour tortilla in the bottom of a pan (round or square, 8-9 inches)
  • Spread ⅓ cup salsa over the first tortilla.
  • Layer ½ the black beans, ½ the tomatoes tomato, ½ cup cheese on top.
  • Sprinkle 2 Tablespoons of cilantro and 2 Tablespoons green onion on top.
  • Layer the second flour tortilla on top.
  • Repeat steps 3-5 to create the second layer.
  • Layer third flour tortilla on top.
  • Spread remaining salsa and cheese and green onion on top.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes,
  • Remove foil and bake for 10 minutes more or until cheese is melted.
  • Allow pie to set for about 10 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with toppings such as sour cream and guacamole.



To make this recipe low in carbs:
  • Use low-carb flour tortillas
  • Use diced chicken instead of black beans
  • Use a no sugar added salsa
Freezer notes:
This dish freezes well. Once you have assembled the pie, cover with aluminum foil and wrap in plastic wrap. Be sure to label the pan. Store in the freezer for about 2 months. When you are ready to enjoy the dish, allow it to defrost in the refrigerator for about 24 hours first. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 984mg | Potassium: 835mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1055IU | Vitamin C: 12.2mg | Calcium: 485mg | Iron: 4.8mg