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Enchilada Casserole

Enchilada Casserole

Your favorite Mexican dish, casserole-style!

Serves: 8 (Serving = 1 piece)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound extra lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ¾ cup green pepper, diced
  • ¾ cup onion, diced
  • ¾ cup canned/frozen corn kernels
  • ¾ cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¾ cup light sour cream
  • 14 ounces La Victoria® red enchilada sauce
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups reduced fat Mexican shredded cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large skillet, partially brown ground turkey.  Add garlic, green pepper, onion, corn, black beans, cumin and chili powder and cook for 3-5 min or until turkey is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Stir in sour cream and set aside.
  3. Pour ¼ can of enchilada sauce in the bottom of a 9” x 13” pan and place 4 corn tortillas on top.
  4. Layer ½ of turkey mixture on top of tortillas. Pour another ¼ can of enchilada sauce on turkey mixture and sprinkle with ½ cup of shredded cheese.
  5. Add another layer of tortillas and the rest of the turkey mixture.  Pour the remaining ½ can of enchilada sauce on top of turkey mixture and finish by sprinkling remaining 1 ½ cups of shredded cheese on top.
  6. Bake for 20-25 min or until cheese is bubbly. 

 

To make bariatric diet friendly:

  • Cook in muffin tins instead of 9x13 pan. Replace light sour cream with plain nonfat greek yogurt and reduce mexican cheese from 2 cups to 1 cup.
  • Bariatric nutrition information (¾ cup serving, makes 8): Calories 257, Total Fat 9.5g, Sat Fat 3g, Sodium 497mg, Total Carbohydrate 24g, Fiber 5g, Protein 21.5g 
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