Pastel Azteca Assembly Instructions

Pastel Azteca Assembly Instructions

Sara ReillyMay 17, 2021

Meatless Monday, May 17, 2021


Mexican casserole of black beans, quinoa and bell pepper, a rich chile sauce and vegan queso layered between corn tortillas. Served with roasted elote style corn salad on crisp romaine with pepitas and a lime vinaigrette and fresh tortilla chips and an avocado tomatillo cilantro salsa.


  • 1 pan casserole
  • 1 bag chips
  • 1 container salsa
  • 1 container salad
  • 1 container dressing 


  • Heat oven to 375 degrees and place covered pan of pastel in the oven, bake for 15 minutes. Remove cover and continue baking for 15-30 minutes or until 165 degrees. 
  • Toss the salad with as much dressing as desired.


  • Chips and salsa can be eaten as an appetizer or alongside the meal.
  • Casserole can be served in shallow pasta bowls or on a plate.
  • Salad can be served on small side plates or in bowls.