Mexican Lentil Casserole Recipe

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Mexican Lentil Casserole
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  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onions, green peppers, and celery in heated oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the water; bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in the lentils; cover, lower heat, and simmer 40 minutes (do not drain).
  4. Transfer lentil mixture to a large bowl; add in cooked rice, tomato paste, taco seasoning mix, and chili powder; stir to combine.
  5. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased medium-sized casserole dish.
  6. Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle tortilla chips and cheese on top.
  8. Bake another 5 minutes or until cheese melts.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 380.84 Kcal (1595 kJ)
Calories from fat 126.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.07g 22%
Cholesterol 11.55mg 4%
Sodium 183.48mg 8%
Potassium 598.17mg 13%
Total Carbs 48.87g 16%
Sugars 4.16g 17%
Dietary Fiber 13.66g 55%
Protein 15.12g 30%
Vitamin C 24.3mg 41%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 12mg 67%
Calcium 160.1mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 108.46 Kcal (454 kJ)
Calories from fat 36.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.01g 22%
Cholesterol 3.29mg 4%
Sodium 52.25mg 8%
Potassium 170.35mg 13%
Total Carbs 13.92g 16%
Sugars 1.19g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3.89g 55%
Protein 4.31g 30%
Vitamin C 6.9mg 41%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 17%
Iron 3.4mg 67%
Calcium 45.6mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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