March 18, 2015

Mexican Lasagna



INGREDIENTS
  • 1 red and orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 lb 99% fat free ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup Southwest Seasoning 
  • 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese (or 6 blue containers)
  • 1 cup of fat free refried beans (or 2 red containers)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 12 Corn Tortillas
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and add peppers and onions and cook until tender. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  2. Brown your ground turkey in the skillet until almost done. Add cooked onions and peppers to meat mixture, along with southwest seasoning and 1/4 cup of water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Spray the bottom of a 9×13 pan with cooking spray. Line the bottom of the pan with 6 tortillas. Spread with one red container of the refried beans. Spread 1/2 of the meat and vegetable mixture over the tortillas and beans.
  4. Layer the remaining 6 tortillas on top of the meat mixture. Repeat spreading the refried beans and remaining meat and vegetable mixture.
  5. Sprinkle shredded cheese evenly over the top.
  6. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes, or until heated through and cheese is hot and bubbly.

Makes 6 Servings
Per Serving: 1 Red1 Yellow1 Green1 Blue
Adapted from: Rx For Healthy Living

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