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SkinnyMS

Skinny Taco Casserole

This casserole is full of skinny ingredients that combine to create a scrumptious crowd-pleasing dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Kid-Friendly, Low-Carb
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 333kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 12 ounces salsa
  • 1 onion medium, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese reduced-fat
  • 3 whole-wheat tortillas 8 inch, cut into small pieces
  • 1 avocado diced (for topping, optional)
  • 1 tomato large, diced (for topping, optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Over medium heat sautè the turkey until cooked through. Drain any fat and combine with salsa, onion, cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, and salt.
  • Using a 9 x 13 inch casserole pan, add the meat mixture, evenly place tortilla pieces on top, and sprinkle cheese on last. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 5 minutes.
  • If desired, serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt, avocado, tomatoes or shredded lettuce.

Notes

Nutrition facts for a smaller sized slice (1/8 of casserole) Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1 slice (1/6 of casserole) | Calories: 250 | Previous Points: 6 | Points Plus: 7 | Total Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 54 mg | Sodium: 145 mg | Carbohydrates: 7 g | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugars: 3 g | Protein: 18 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
Nutrition facts below are for a large slice (1/6 of casserole)

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 155mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10