Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

Has it “bean” long since you've had a fiesta? Enchiladas make a great start. Olé! By Betty Crocker Kitchens
  • 25 Minutes Prep
    1 Hours Total
  • 4 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas; 8 inch), heated
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cumin; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in beans.
  2. Place about 3 tablespoons bean mixture in center of each warm tortilla. Top each with 1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese. Roll up tightly; place, seam side down, in baking dish. Spoon enchilada sauce over tortillas. Spray sheet of foil with cooking spray; cover baking dish with foil, sprayed side down.
  3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Serve enchiladas with salsa.

Expert Tips

  • Garnish enchiladas with fresh cilantro. When chopping this pungent fresh herb, use both the leaves and the stems.
  • Use low-fat or fat-free cheeses for a lower-fat enchilada.


Calories660(Calories from Fat300),Total Fat33g(Saturated Fat16g,),Cholesterol65mgSodium1170mgTotal Carbohydrate61g(Dietary Fiber7g Sugars4g),Protein29g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A25%;Vitamin C2%;Calcium70%;Iron25%; Exchanges:4 Starch; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat; *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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