Mexican Quinoa Casserole Recipe

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Mexican Quinoa Casserole
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  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Farenheit.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, mix together the first seven ingredients, tomatoes through quinoa.
  3. 3. Pour into a 2 quart baking dish and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and stir. Replace foil and bake another 30 minutes.
  4. 4. While quinoa mixture is baking, prepare ground beef with taco seasoning and water. Simmer until water has evaporated.
  5. 5. When quinoa mixture has finished baking, remove from oven and fluff with a fork. Stir in taco seasoning beef. Top with cheddar cheese and run under broiler until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  6. 6. Serve with optional sour cream, chopped cilantro and lime juice squeezed over.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 288.06 Kcal (1206 kJ)
Calories from fat 104.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.65g 18%
Cholesterol 49.93mg 17%
Sodium 329.01mg 14%
Potassium 287.05mg 6%
Total Carbs 25g 8%
Sugars 1.49g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2.92g 12%
Protein 20.71g 41%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 9%
Iron 3mg 17%
Calcium 146.2mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 159.64 Kcal (668 kJ)
Calories from fat 58.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.45g 18%
Cholesterol 27.67mg 17%
Sodium 182.33mg 14%
Potassium 159.08mg 6%
Total Carbs 13.85g 8%
Sugars 0.83g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.62g 12%
Protein 11.48g 41%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 9%
Iron 1.7mg 17%
Calcium 81mg 15%

* 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

  • 6.1
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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