Breakfast Tortilla Strata

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Cooking time: 20 min

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 cup bottled salsa
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
10 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1-inch strips
Cooking spray
1 cup (4 ounces) preshredded reduced-fat Mexican blend or Monterey Jack cheese, divided
1 cup low-fat sour cream
1 cup fat-free milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
2 large egg whites
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions


Combine salsa and beans in a bowl. Place one-third of tortilla strips in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with 1/3 cup cheese and about 1 cup salsa mixture. Repeat procedure with one-third of tortilla strips, 1/3 cup cheese, and remaining salsa mixture; top with remaining tortilla strips.

Combine sour cream and next 4 ingredients (sour cream through egg whites); stir with a whisk. Stir in onions. Pour over tortilla strips; sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese.

Cover and chill 8 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Remove dish from refrigerator. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.

Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes or until lightly browned.


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