Firecracker Casserole

Casseroles, Comfort Food, Dinner


2 pounds ground beef

1 medium onion, chopped

1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained

1 to 2 tablespoons chili powder

2 to 3 teaspoons ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 flour tortillas (6 inches)

1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted

1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


In a large skillet, cook beef and onion until the meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the beans, chili powder, cumin and salt.

Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Arrange tortillas over the top. Combine soup and tomatoes; pour over tortillas. Sprinkle with cheese.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.


1 piece: 363 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 941mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 28g protein.