2 pounds extra-lean ground beef or ground turkey (7% fat)
2 large onions, chopped
2 cups thick and chunky salsa
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce*
1 teaspoon each: ground cumin, chili powder, and garlic powder
1 can (15 ounces) creamed corn
12 corn tortillas (6-inch), cut into 1-inch strips
¾ cup (3 ounces) grated, reduced-fat cheddar cheese or Mexican blend cheese
*Sodium is figured for no added salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add ground meat and onion and cook until done. Remove from heat. Add salsa, sauce, seasonings, and corn. Mix well.
Spray a 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Layer mixture with the tortillas, starting with ¼ of the meat mixture and topping with 1/3 of the tortilla strips. Continue layering, ending with the meat mixture. Cover and bake for 35-40 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Add cheese and cook another 5 minutes.
Note: One serving is a good source of fiber.
Makes 10 servings
1 ½ starch
3 lean meat
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary Fiber 3g