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Easy Taco Casserole

Easy Taco Casserole



 

Easy Taco Casserole

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Number of Servings: 8 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups low sodium tortilla chips
  • 3/4 cup grated fat free cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups lettuce, shredded
  • 1 can (16 oz) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1 can (16oz) corn niblets, drained
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook ground beef until browned and drain.
  2. Stir in garlic powder.
  3. Coarsely crush tortilla chips and place in bottom of ungreased 8" square pan.
  4. Spoon hot meat over chips.
  5. Top with cheese.
  6. Bake at 350F 1012 minutes or until heated through.
  7. While casserole is baking, prepare taco sauce by stirring together all sauce ingredients.
  8. Break up large tomato pieces.
  9. Sprinkle casserole with shredded lettuce; pour on taco sauce and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 1/8 recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 350 Calories from Fat 110 % Daily Value (DV)*
Total Fat 12g 18%
   Saturated Fat 4g 20%
   Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 470mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 13%
   Dietary Fiber 5g 20% Sugars 8g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 110% Calcium 20% Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange** Fruit: 0   -Vegetables: 2   -Meat: 3   -Milk: 0   -Fat: 1   -Carbs: 2   -Other: 0      ** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.
Source:
5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov





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