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Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . Stack the corn tortillas and slice them into 1-inch-thick strips; place in a medium bowl. Add 2 tablespoons oil, the cumin, coriander and lime peel; toss. Spread the tortilla strips on a baking sheet and bake until crisp and golden-brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Leave the oven on.

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  • While the tortillas are working, in a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the chipotles, adobo sauce and tomatoes; season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Reserve the skillet.

  • In another skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the corn and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden-brown, 8 to 10 minutes.

  • In the reserved skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Stir in 1 can black beans until heated through. Mash the beans to a paste, then stir in the remaining can of beans; season with the hot sauce and salt.

  • In a 9-by-13-inch baking dish, layer half of the chipotle salsa, the tortilla strips, black beans, corn, the remaining salsa and the shredded cheeses. Bake until the cheese is melted, 7 to 8 minutes. Sprinkle the baked chilaquiles with the lime juice and top with scallions and cilantro. Pass the sour cream around the table to dollop on top.

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