Heart Healthy Taco Casserole
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If you love flavorful one pan dishes and you need to watch your sodium intake due to health reasons, this Heart Healthy Taco Casserole is the recipe for you!
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6
  • For the sauce:
  • 15 oz can of no salt added tomato sauce
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 3 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes *optional
  • For the casserole:
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 can no salt added corn
  • 1 can no salt added red beans of choice, blended in food processor
  • 1½ cups unsalted corn tortilla chips
  • 1½ cups enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese of choice
  1. Prepare your sauce by simply mixing all ingredients together, set aside.
  2. Cook ground turkey until almost done, approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Add 1 cup enchilada sauce to turkey and stir to coat.
  4. Crush ½ of the tortilla chips and cover the bottom of a 9x9 baking dish.
  5. Cover the crushed chips with the turkey mixture.
  6. Cover with corn.
  7. Quickly pulse your beans in a food processor and cover the corn with bean mixture.
  8. Crush the remaining ½ of the tortilla chips and sprinkle on top.
  9. Cover with cheese of choice (we use Monterrey Jack).
  10. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce evenly on top.
  11. Cover and cook in a 425º preheated oven for about 20 minutes, until cheese is evenly melted.
In order to make this a 30-minute meal, prepare your sauce and other ingredients while your ground turkey is cooking.
Recipe by SoFabFood at https://sofabfood.com/one-pan-heart-healthy-taco-casserole/