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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 444.9
  • Total Fat: 24.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 81.9 mg
  • Sodium: 989.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 27.6 g

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MAKEOVER: Mexican Tortilla Casserole (by PINGELS2003)

Submitted by: PINGELS2003

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Introduction

Quick and easy dinner Quick and easy dinner
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 lb. extra lean ground beef
    14 oz. can no-fat refried beans
    1/4 cup salsa
    4 whole wheat tortillas
    1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    5 oz chopped green chiles
    Optional: 1/2 to 1 cup shredded carrot
    1/4 cup taco seasoning

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Fry ground beef until no longer pink.
Stir in can of refried beans and salsa.
Heat mixture through.
Spray round casserole dish with no-stick cooking spray.
Lay one tortilla in the bottom of the dish and spread approx. 1/4 of beef and bean mixture on top.
Sprinkle approx. 1/4 cup of cheese over that.
Continue to layer, then top all with remaining cheese.
Bake 15-20 minutes, or until hot and cheese on top is lightly browned.
Optional: For more nutritive value, add shredded carrot to beef and bean mixture. For lower fat, use reduced fat cheese, or reduce quantity of full-bodied cheddar.






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