Mexican Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by korrycastillo

Makes 6 servings



Healthier spicy Mexican casserole

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Casserole

1 lb ground turkey
1/2 cup onion
1/4 cup jalapeno
2 cups tomatoes
15 1/4 ounce corn
15 1/4 ounce black beans
1 1/4 ounce taco seasoning mix
8 corn tortillas
1/4 cup lite sour cream
1/3 cup cheddar cheese
1 cup cilantro

Recipe Directions for Mexican Casserole

  1. Brown ground beef and chopped onions in large skillet; brown 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring constantly. Drain well and rinse with warm water to remove all fat; return beef/onions to skillet.

  2. Add corn, black beans, tomatoes, chilies/jalapenos and taco seasoning mix; mix well. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cut each tortilla in half; place 8 halves in bottom of sprayed baking dish, overlapping slightly.

  4. Spoon half of beef mixture evenly over tortillas. Spoon sour cream over beef mixture; spread evenly. Top with remaining 8 tortilla halves and remaining beef mixture. (Cover tightly with foil & Freeze for later OR cook as directed below?).

  5. (Thaw overnight if frozen) Heat oven to 350F. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve with fresh chopped lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, black olives, etc?

  6. Makes 6 large Servings at 6.5 weight watcher pts/each.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 339.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
621
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
87mg
29%
Sodium
716mg
30%
Potassium
1686mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
80.8g
27%
Dietary Fiber
15.9g
64%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
42.9g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 20% Iron 36%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
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