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Mexican Casserole

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45Minutes
440Calories
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Ingredients

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6 SERVINGS
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice (or quinoa or other grain of choice—about 2/3 cup uncooked)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (or swap ground chicken or ground turkey)
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves minced garlic (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 can refried black beans (reduced fat, 15 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (freshly, divided)
  • 3/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese (freshly, divided)
  • 10 ounces tomatoes (with green chiles, such as Rotel - well drained; use mild or medium depending upon how spicy you’d like the casserole to be)
  • fresh cilantro (for serving)
  • green onions (Chopped, for serving)
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    440Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories440Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol75mg25%
    Sodium800mg33%
    Potassium940mg27%
    Protein31g61%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate42g14%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium30%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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