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Mexican Lasagna

2 tablespoons canola oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 [15 oz.) can pinto beans
1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes
1 (15 oz.) can collard greens
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
8 corn tortillas (cut in half for layering)
2 cups low-fat shredded cheese

1. Preheat oven to 425 F
2. Cook onions in a skillet with one tablespoon oil over medium-high heat until soft. Add beans, tomatoes, collard greens, black pepper, chili powder and cayenne pepper and cook for 3-4 minutes.
3. Coat a shallow baking dish with remaining tablespoon oil. Start with a layer of bean mixture, then add a layer of tortilla, and top with a layer of cheese. Repeat: beans, tortilla cheese. Bake lasagna 12-15 minutes until cheese is brown & bubbly.
Yield: 6 servings

Nutrition Information
Per serving: 1 cup
Calories 340
Fat 9g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 400mg
Total Carbohydrate 45g
Fiber 11g
Sugar 3g
Protein 19g