Saturday, July 9, 2011

Recipe for Ground Turkey, Black Beans and Rice Mexican Casserole

Time:  45 minutes
Yield:  8 servings

  • 1 TBSP canola oil
  • 1 ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 ¼ lb. ground turkey breast
  • 2 TBSP taco seasoning
  • 3 cups green enchilada sauce, medium heat
  • 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup low fat grated 4 cheese Mexican cheese (more if you want it really cheesy)
  • Cooking spray
  • Hot sauce (optional)

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Heat the canola oil over medium high heat in a large skillet.
  • Add onions and brown.
  • Push onions to side of pan, add turkey and taco seasoning and stir occasionally until turkey is cooked.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the enchilada sauce, black beans, rice, and sour cream.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt, pepper, and hot sauce if using (I didn't).
  • Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Pour mixture into casserole dish and top with grated cheese.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until bubbly and cheese is melted.