Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Lynn Miller

Easy Mexican Black Bean Casserole

All You NOVEMBER 2010

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cook time: 6 Hours, 10 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.31


  • 16 ounces dried black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 16-oz. jar salsa, plus extra for serving, optional
  • Salt
  • 6 ounces shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack
  • Tortilla chips for serving, optional


1. Stir together beans, 4 cups water and salsa, if using, in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high until liquid is absorbed and beans are soft, 4 to 6 hours.

2. Season with salt. Sprinkle cheese over beans, cover and continue to cook until cheese is melted, 5 to 10 minutes. Spoon into bowls, top with additional salsa and serve with tortilla chips, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 398
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Carbohydrate: 56g
  • Fiber: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 982mg

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Easy Mexican Black Bean Casserole Recipe