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Mexican Casserole - 6.5 Weight Watcher Points




A full flavored Mexican casserole that will not leave you feeling hungry and the leftovers are great for freezing and eating later. Serve with chopped green onions or lettuce and plenty of sour cream,,  only 6.5 weight watcher points per LARGE serving! YUM! (on the new, Points Plus system of Weight Watchers, this recipe is 9 points),,

Mexican Casserole - 6.5 Weight Watcher Points

Ingredients:
  • 1 lb extra lean ground beef (drained or rinsed!)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup canned jalapeno slices, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped or 1 (15 ounce) can diced canned tomatoes
  • 1 (15 ounce) can kernel corn (drained)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 3/4 cup nonfat sour cream
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, shredded
  • 1/3 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped, to taste


Directions:

Brown ground beef and chopped onions in large skillet; brown 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring constantly. Drain well and rinse with warm water to remove all fat; return beef/onions to skillet.

Add corn, black beans, tomatoes, chilies/jalapenos and taco seasoning mix; mix well. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.

Meanwhile spray 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cut each tortilla in half; place 8 halves in bottom of sprayed baking dish, overlapping slightly.

Spoon half of beef mixture evenly over tortillas. Spoon sour cream over beef mixture; spread evenly. Top with remaining 8 tortilla halves and remaining beef mixture. (Cover tightly with foil & Freeze for later OR cook as directed below…).

(Thaw overnight if frozen) Heat oven to 350ºF. Bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Cover; let stand 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve with fresh chopped lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, black olives, etc… /.

Makes 6 large Servings at 6.5 weight watcher pts/each.



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