Here’s a healthy taco casserole recipe that will satisfy your whole family. HASfit’s healthy Mexican recipes use only whole and fresh ingredients.
1 lb lean ground beef
1 package of boil in a bag brown rice or 1/3 cup uncooked quinoa
1 green bell pepper diced
½ medium onion diced
1 can black beans (do not drain)
1 can diced tomatoes (do not drain)
1 tablespoon each of garlic powder, cumin, chili powder
½ cup cheese
Over a medium high heat brown meat and add onion and bell pepper allowing them to soften. Add in spices and allow to sauté for 2 minutes.
Add in beans, tomato, and add in 2-3 tablespoons of broth or water if the mixture seems dry.
Bring the mixture to a simmer and add cilantro. Remove from heat and stir in the uncooked rice.
Pour the mixture in an 8X8 casserole dish, top with cheese and additional cilantro. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking for an additional 10 minutes until cheese is bubbly. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition facts are for 1 serving. This recipe makes 8 servings.
Total Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Total Carbohydrate 21 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 19 g