Zesty Taco Casserole Recipe

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Zesty Taco Casserole
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  1. Combine rice and water In a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, and garlic in oil until tender. In a medium bowl, combine chile peppers, salsa, chili powder, cumin, oregano, cottage cheese, corn, chili, and cooked rice. Stir this mixture in with the onions and peppers. Cook until heated through. Transfer to a 2 quart casserole dish, and top with chips and cheese. Use more or less cheese to taste.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 553.17 Kcal (2316 kJ)
Calories from fat 219.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.42g 38%
Cholesterol 16.34mg 5%
Sodium 903.2mg 38%
Potassium 548.53mg 12%
Total Carbs 71.24g 24%
Sugars 7.47g 30%
Dietary Fiber 8.33g 33%
Protein 15.33g 31%
Vitamin C 33.2mg 55%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 28%
Iron 16.7mg 93%
Calcium 259.8mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 179.29 Kcal (751 kJ)
Calories from fat 71.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.91g 38%
Cholesterol 5.3mg 5%
Sodium 292.73mg 38%
Potassium 177.78mg 12%
Total Carbs 23.09g 24%
Sugars 2.42g 30%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 33%
Protein 4.97g 31%
Vitamin C 10.8mg 55%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 28%
Iron 5.4mg 93%
Calcium 84.2mg 26%

* 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

  • 12.3
  • 15

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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