Pastel Azteca Assembly Instructions

Pastel Azteca Assembly Instructions

sara reillyMay 05, 2020

Wholesome Humpday - May 6, 2020


Chicken and butternut squash pastel azteca, a layered tortilla casserole served with pico de gallo and guacamole, cilantro rice and black beans (gluten free). 


  • one pan Pastel Azteca
  • one pint cilantro rice
  • one pint black beans
  • 8oz. pico de gallo
  • 8oz. guacamole


    • Preheat oven to 350. Once up to temperature, put covered pan into oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
    • Place rice in microwave safe dish. Microwave for three minutes, stirring every sixty seconds.
    • Warm beans in a pan over stovetop, or microwave until temperature reaches 165 degrees.


    • Plate Pastel Azteca onto four plates, top with pico and guacamole.
    • Plate rice and beans alongside Pastel Azteca.

    Dessert (purchased seperately): Caramel Cinnamon Sopapillas

    Dessert Directions:

    Place sopapillas on pan. Place pan in oven at 200 degrees until warm. Serve on individual plates. Cut corner off of caremel bag and drizzle over sopapillas.

    Notes from Sara:

    Hearty and comforting, Pastel Azteca is one of the most widely known recipes in Mexico. We mix ours up by adding sweet and creamy butternut squash, a family favorite.