Southwestern Bake

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  • Published Jan 14th
  • Ready In1h
  • Servings9
  • Calories570
A delicious southwestern recipe that includes black beans. I use mild salsa, but if you like it spicy, use hot salsa. This is one of my favorite recipes.

Southwestern Bake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Southwestern Bake for 9 servings:

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 (8.75 ounce) cans whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
  • 2 cups fresh salsa
  • 5 cups crushed plain tortilla chips
  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 large fresh tomato, finely chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped (optional)

Southwestern Bake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook40m
  • Ready In1h

To cook Southwestern Bake, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Southwestern Bake is about 40 minutes , and you can serve your Southwestern Bake within 1 hour . The following are the steps to cook Southwestern Bake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. 2 In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with the garlic and onion; drain.
  3. 3 In a large mixing bowl, combine the meat mixture, chili powder, black beans, corn, sour cream and salsa. Stir until well blended.
  4. 4 Into a 9x13 inch baking dish, spoon enough of the beef mixture to cover the bottom. Arrange half of the crushed tortilla chips on top of the meat mixture and layer with 1 cup of Cheddar cheese. Spoon another layer of the meat mixture on top of the cheese layer, cover with remaining chips and layer with 1 cup of cheese. Spread final layer of meat mixture on top and sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of cheese on top. Top with diced tomato and green onions.
  5. 5 Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 570 calories; 40.4 grams of fat; 29 grams of carbohydrates; 26 grams of protein; 108 milligrams of cholesterol; 973 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Mar 10th 2008

    My family loved this dish! Of course, it was rich (beef, cheese, sour cream), so we made some veggie smoothies as an "appetizer". My youngest daughter (7yo) liked the variety of the cheezy l ...

  2. Nov 30th 2007

    This is the very first recipe I tried from allrecipes, and it has become one of our favorites. Since it is just my husband and me, I halve the recipe. I halve all the ingredients except fo ...

  3. Jan 3rd 2007

    Like others I took advice from those listed here and added my own variety.1. Bought 1 packet of taco seasoning. Added 1/2 the seasoning to the beef, onion, garlic as it browned.2. Added th ...

  4. Sep 15th 2006

    Delicious! I used only one can of black beans and 1 and a half cans of the corn. I added hot taco seasoning to the beef mixture, to which I also added one chopped green bell pepper. I used m ...

  5. Apr 4th 2006

    This was a great recipe. I was expecting just the normal "taco casserole", but it was very good. It had a good texture to it. All the ingredients melded together very well. I did leave o ...

  6. Nov 6th 2005

    Very Tasty! I followed the advice of some previous reviewers and made some changes of my own. To the meat, I didn't add the garlic or the chili powder. But I did use a packet of taco seas ...

  7. Sep 10th 2001

    A group of us from work volunteer for the Ronald McDonald House and decided to make this for dinner on our night. We made 3 casseroles for the entire house and almost ran out! Kids and adu ...

  8. Jun 26th 2001

    We loved it! My husband and I aren't big fans of black beans so I left those out. And I only used 8oz of sour cream, but it turned out great! It will definitely stay up front in my recipe ...

  9. May 15th 2001

    I have made this twice now - I find it best if you only use one layer of tortilla chips on top of the 1st layer, then cheese, then rest of sauce topping with cheese, only making 2 layers rat ...