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Cheesy Enchilada Quinoa Casserole

Cheesy Enchilada Quinoa Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 12
You already love enchiladas. So why not try another way to enjoy them? This one calls for quinoa instead of corn tortillas, and tastes like a dream.
Updated September 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 pound ground turkey, browned
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (10 oz.) can Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce
  • 1 (15 oz.) can Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1 packet Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 4 cups shredded Mexican or pepper jack cheese
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1 roma tomato, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup corn
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, freshly chopped

Steps

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400° F. In a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish, mix together quinoa, turkey, black beans, enchilada sauce, tomatoes and taco sesasoning. Top with 3 cups shredded cheese.
  • 2
    Bake for 20-35 minutes, or until cheese melts.
  • 3
    Remove from oven, stir casserole to mix, and top with remaining 1 cup of cheese, diced avocado, tomato, corn niblets and cilantro. Return to oven and bake for 7-10 minutes more, until cheese melts completely. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
730mg
31%
Potassium
370mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
4g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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