Mexican Casserole – 6.5 Weight Watcher Points

 

Prep: 25 mins

Cook: 25mins

Servings:6

Ingredients

  • 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) candiced (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 (or less (or more)

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Add corn, black beans, tomatoes, chilies/jalapenos and taco seasoning mix; mix well. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.
    Meanwhile spray 12×8-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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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… /.

 

weight watcher: 6.5 pts/each