Taco Casserole

  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Ground beef, pinto beans, and tomatoes spiced with chili powder bubble under a crunchy, gooey topping of tortilla chips and two cheeses in this quick and easy, kid-friendly casserole.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound ground beef
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 2 tablespoons safflower oil
    • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced (1 1/2 cups)
    • 1 medium white onion, diced (1 1/2 cups)
    • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
    • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    • 4 cups yellow corn tortilla chips, slightly crushed
    • 1 1/4 cup freshly shredded Monterey jack cheese (3 ounces)
    • 1 1/4 cup freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
    • Thinly sliced radish, thinly sliced jalapeno, sliced black olives, sour cream, and fresh cilantro leaves for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 532 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 38 g 59.17%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 85.51%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 98 mg 32.83%
    • Sodium: 769 mg 32.03%
    • Calcium: 402 mg 40.16%
    • Potassium: 347 mg 9.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 18.99%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 18 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.24%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 27 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 26.12%
    • Vitamin C 70.77%
    • Vitamin D 1.86%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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