Southwestern Tex Mex Baked Bean Casserole

Bean Casserole - How To Make Baked Beans

A great Southwestern style Tex Mex Bean Casserole Recipe.  If you ever wondered how to make baked beans then this is a quick and easy recipe to give a try.  Perfect for lunch or dinner and is completely vegetarian.  There is no meat in this recipe.  

Directions:

1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

2) Heat the 2 tablespoon of canola oil in a large  non stick skillet and saute the onions and garlic for 4 minutes. 

3) Then add the corn 1/4 cup green chilis, salsa, cumin powder, black pepper, pinto beans, stewed tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

4) Coat a 13 x 9 baking dish with cooking spray and transfwe the mixture into the dish.

5) Add half the cheese evenly in the dish and set aside. 

6) In a medium bowl, combine, flour, cornmeal, sugar, remaining 1/2 cup corn, 1/4 cup green chilis, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, buttermilk, 1/4 cup oil, and one egg. Mix together until the cornmeal gets moist. ( if dry add a little water )

7) Spread the cornmeal batter on the tomato mixture evenly.

8) Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes.

Ingredients: 
  1. 2 teaspoon canola oil
  2. 1 large onion, chopped
  3. 3 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 1 cup corn
  5. 1/2 cup green chilis, canned variety, drained and chopped
  6. 1/2 cup salsa
  7. 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  8. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  9. 2 (16 ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  10. 1 (15 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained
  11. 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  12. 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  13. 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  14. 1 teaspoon sugar
  15. 1/2 cup buttermilk
  16. 1/4 cup canola oil
  17. 1 egg, beaten
  18. salt to taste