Mexican Casserole

Mexican Casserole

Ingredients

1 (5.25-ounce) can diced green chiles
Cooking spray
1 pound ground turkey breast or lean ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
1 Tbls chili powder
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tsp. minced garlic
1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
2 cups frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
1 (16-ounce) can fat-free refried beans
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup chopped green onions

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Arrange chiles in a single layer in an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add turkey, onion, chili powder, cumin, salt, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes, stirring to crumble.
  4. Add diced tomatoes; cook 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates.
  5. Spoon turkey mixture over chiles.
  6. Top with corn.
  7. Carefully spread beans over corn.
  8. Sprinkle cheese over beans.
  9. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
  10. Let stand 5 minutes; top with chopped tomato and green onions