Southwest Casserole

Southwest Casserole
Servings: 10 Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins Cook 1 hr


  • 1 1/2 cups dried black beans OR: 3 cups canned
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic (if using canned beans, use 2 tablespoons minced garlic)
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 4 cups Enchilada Sauce (
  • 5 ounces low-fat or fat-free Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Tomato salsa, for garnish

Make It

1. If using dried beans, combine with water and 1 tablespoon garlic. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 1 hour until tender. Drain cooked or canned beans. Lightly mash.

2. Saute turkey with remaining garlic and onion in large nonstick skillet until cooked through. Drain off fat. Stir in chili powder.

3. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Line bottom with half the tortillas. Layer with half the turkey mixture, half the beans, third of the Enchilada Sauce and half the cheese. Repeat, finishing with layer of sauce.

4. Cover and bake in 350 degree F oven until melted and bubbly, about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let stand for a few minutes before cutting. Serve with salsa on the side. Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 10; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 341, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 42, carb. (g): 46, pro. (g): 28, sodium (mg): 484, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.