Black Bean and Chicken Casserole
1/2 small onion, chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
1 16-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup shredded cooked skinless chicken
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar
2 16-oz. jars tomato salsa
12 corn tortillas
1/2 cup sour cream, optional
Mix onion, bell pepper, beans, chicken, chili powder, garlic, salt and 1/2 cup cheese in a medium bowl.
Spread 1/3 of salsa in slow cooker. Layer 6 tortillas on top, overlapping. Top with half of filling, spread with 1/3 of salsa and sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese.
Make a second layer with 6 remaining tortillas. Top with remaining filling and salsa. Reserve remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Cover and cook on low for 2 to 4 hours.
During last 10 minutes of cooking, sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. Cover; cook until cheese melts. Spoon onto plates, top with sour cream, if desired, and serve.