Taco Quinoa Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy taco quinoa casserole recipe? Learn how to make taco quinoa casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by swogoddess

Makes 10 servings



Modification of a standard tamale casserole with quinoa and ground turkey

Recipe Ingredients for taco quinoa casserole

1.5 cup Quinoa
16 oz Fresh Ground Turkey - Lean
3 cup, chopped or sliced Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
10 tsp Old El Paso Seasoning Mix Taco
4 oz Mexican Four Cheese 2% Milk

Recipe Directions for taco quinoa casserole

Cook quinoa with 2 tsp of taco seasoning, and spread in the bottom of a casserole dish. Brown ground turkey, and season with 8 tsp of taco seasoning. Place fresh tomatoes in a food processor, and pulse until pureed. Mix browned meat with tomato puree, and layer over quinoa. Top with shredded cheese, and reheat in microwave for 8 minutes to melt cheese and heat through.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
203
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.5g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
32mg
11%
Sodium
302mg
13%
Potassium
271mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
20.4g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
15.7g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 18% Iron 11%
* 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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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
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