Taco Casserole

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Taco Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 246.4
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 36.5 mg
  • Sodium: 587.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 18.6 g

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Introduction

I cut the ground beef in half, added black beans and substituted whole-wheat pasta for regular to slim down this tasty dish. I cut the ground beef in half, added black beans and substituted whole-wheat pasta for regular to slim down this tasty dish.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/2 lb. Extra Lean ground beef
    1 8oz. box of whole-wheat elbow macaroni
    1 packet of any type Taco Seasoning, reduced sodium
    1 can of any type tomato soup (10.75 oz)
    1 can of petite diced tomatoes, reduced sodium
    1 cup of canned black beans, drained and rinsed
    1/2 cup of reduced fat Colby or cheddar cheese, shredded




Tips

This is a lower-fat version of a recipe I found on allrecipes.com, The original recipe calls for tortilla chips on top, I omitted those.


Directions

1.Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Brown ground beef in a deep skillet over medium heat until the meat is cooked through. You shouldn't have to drain it if you use extra lean ground beef.

2. While the meat is cooking, boil water for your pasta. When the water starts boiling, add your elbow macaroni. Cook until al dente, only about 8 or 9 minutes. The pasta will finish cooking in the oven.

3. After both the meat and the pasta are done, mixed all of the ingredients(including the cooked pasta) in the skillet with the ground beef. You may choose to mix in the cheese or reserve it for the top of the casserole.

4. Put the mixture into a casserole dish and bake for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

5. Serve with low-fat sour cream and salsa on top. Makes 6 servings.

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  • Incredible!
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    Very good! I will definitely make this for dinner again in the near future! - 2/15/10

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  • Easy to prepare and satisfying flavor. You can't mess this up and you can add jalapenos and so much more. - 9/2/14

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  • seemed a little dry/boring - 9/15/11

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  • I liked this a lot. Added a can of chilis, used turkey instead of beef. Just myself this week, so I will be eating this for dinner all week long :) - 9/12/10

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  • Tried this last night! I did actually use a whole pound of ground beef, and I mix up my own taco seasoning. Whole family liked it...as I had extras come over to eat too!...thanks for a great recipe! - 3/10/10

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