Cajun Bean-N-Cheese Dip

2 cans (16 oz) pinto beans or red kidney beans
1 can (14 oz) chili and tomatoes
1 cup chopped bell pepper
1/2 cup diced smoked sausage
* 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon hot sauce
4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
* tortilla chips*

Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish or 9×13 baking pan.

Drain and rinse beans; coarsely mash with a fork. Combine beans with tomatoes, bell pepper, sausage and 1/4 cup water. Add Cajun seasoning and hot sauce, more or less to taste.

Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Top with cheese and bake 5 minutes longer to melt cheese. Serve hot with tortilla chips.

* NOTE: When using reduced fat products – the fat grams per serving will only be 5 grams.

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