A comforting tortilla pie layered with sweet potatoes, black beans and chicken for a little extra protein. Everyone loves this healthy warm meal and leftovers for lunch are fantastic!

A comforting sweet potato black bean tortilla pie layered with deliciousness and added chicken for extra protein comes together quick and easy! (gluten-free and dairy-free with vegan options)

We can call this Sweet Potato Black Bean Tortilla Pie, “everything, but the kitchen sink tortilla pie”. Getting rid of leftovers is what really inspired this super flavorful, easy as pie meal. It’s also a throw-off of one of the most popular recipes on the blog- Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole. I threw in rotisserie chicken because it needed to be used, but if you want to keep things vegetarian feel free to leave it out.

A comforting sweet potato black bean tortilla pie layered with deliciousness and added chicken for extra protein comes together quick and easy! (gluten-free and dairy-free with vegan options)

This tortilla pie is a relative of the enchilada family, but much easier because it doesn’t involve the stuffing and rolling of tortillas. It’s really quite simple to throw together- you’ll mix your veggies and seasonings and then layer everything in a pie plate. Comfort food at it’s best!

A comforting sweet potato black bean tortilla pie layered with deliciousness and added chicken for extra protein comes together quick and easy! (gluten-free and dairy-free with vegan options)

Essentially a Mexican-ish lasagna with tortillas standing in for noodles. One of my favorite kind of dishes, that can miraculously be on the table in a flash and is made from things you most likely have in your pantry and fridge. If you don’t like, or you don’t have, one of the ingredients, skip it. On the other hand, if you have something else that you think might be appealing, like corn, then toss it on in.

A comforting sweet potato black bean tortilla pie layered with deliciousness and added chicken for extra protein comes together quick and easy! (gluten-free and dairy-free with vegan options)

Make this tonight and then have leftovers through the week. Take my word for it… it’s a very good plan. Be sure to pair it with Food Should Taste Good Harvest Pumpkin Tortilla Chips, like I did- your tastebuds will thank you!

A comforting sweet potato black bean tortilla pie layered with deliciousness and added chicken for extra protein comes together quick and easy! (gluten-free and dairy-free with vegan options)
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Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Black Bean Tortilla Pie
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 128
% Daily Value*
Fat 14.2g22%
Saturated Fat 5.8g36%
Cholesterol 54.3mg18%
Sodium 594.1mg26%
Carbohydrates 29.8g10%
Fiber 8.5g35%
Sugar 5.1g6%
Protein 20g40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:6
Sweet Potato Black Bean Tortilla Pie
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
 
An easy, quick, comforting meal, that your family's sure to love!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and diced (cook in the microwave for about 3 minutes, to soften)
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup salsa divided
  • 2-4 to rtillas depending on size (corn, flour, sprouted, gluten-free or whole wheat)
  • 4 oz. shredded cheese (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Optional garnish for serving: thinly sliced green onion fresh cilantro and avocado
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine chicken, sweet potato, black beans, tomato, onion, bell pepper, chili powder, garlic salt and cinnamon.
  3. Spread ½ cup salsa on the bottom of the baking dish. Arrange a tortilla on top, ripping into strips to get the right fit. Spoon a large layer of sweet potato/black bean mixture over tortilla strips. Spread the remaining ½ cup salsa over the sweet potato/black bean layer.
  4. Add one more layer of tortillas and then add the rest of the sweet potato/black bean mixture over the tortilla layer. Top with cheese, if using.
  5. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes and until cheese is melted and top is slightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into triangular servings or spoon out. Top with additional salsa, cilantro, and/or avocado, if desired.
  6. Enjoy! I know you will!
Recipe Notes

Nutritional information calculated with 3 corn tortillas and cheese, but without additional toppings.

Author: Kim Lee

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A comforting sweet potato black bean tortilla pie layered with deliciousness and added chicken for extra protein comes together quick and easy! (gluten-free and dairy-free with vegan options)

If you love this recipe, you may want to try the very similar Sweet Potato Black Bean Casserole. It’s pretty close to the same recipe, but you layer ingredients in a square baking pan and it’s vegan.

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And if you’re a huge sweet potato fan, like me, don’t miss one of my favorites- Sweet Potato Black Bean Frittata.

This hearty frittata is loaded with the goods, cram-packed with caramelized sweet potato, spicy pepper and plump black beans to make for the most amazingly delicious frittata ever.

If you try this recipe, let me know what you think! Leave a comment and be sure to take a picture and tag it #kimscravings on Instagram! I absolutely love to see what you’re whipping up from Kim’s Cravings!

Also, let me know if you have any holiday recipe requests! Thanksgiving and then Christmas will be here before you know it! Eeeek!