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Taco Casserole (high fiber)

A quick and easy one-dish version of “Taco Night”. All of the great flavor of tacos in one delicious dish.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

Makes 6 servings

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef or turkey
1 package (1.25 ounces) McCormick® Taco Seasoning
2 cans (8 ounces each) or 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
1 can (16 ounces) pinto beans, drained and rinsed (optional)
1 can (11 ounces) Mexican corn mixture or whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Brown meat in a large skillet over medium-high heat; drain.

2. Stir in taco seasoning, beans, tomato sauce, and corn. Simmer 5 minutes.

3. Spoon mixture into a 2-quart baking dish. Top with cheese and tortilla chips. Bake until cheese is melted, about 5 to 10 minutes. Garnish casserole with sour cream and sliced green onions, and serve with shredded lettuce and chopped tomatoes, if desired.

A Taste for Health Tip: Switch to reduced fat cheese and baked tortilla chips to save 35 calories and 5 grams fat per serving. Or choose lean ground turkey to save 71 calories and 7 grams of fat per serving.

To Reduce Sodium: Use 30% Less Sodium McCormick® Taco Seasoning, no salt added tomato sauce, and unsalted tortilla chips to decrease sodium by 612 milligrams per serving.

Calories: 366, Fat: 14 g, Cholesterol: 85 mg, Sodium: 1430 mg, Carbohydrates: 27 g, Fiber: 6 g, Protein: 33 g


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