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Taco Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gayle Cornwell
Added: Monday, November 20, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. ground skinless chicken breast
1/2 C onions, chopped
1/2 C bell peppers, chopped
1 clove garlic
1 pkg. taco seasoning mix
8 oz. taco sauce
1 C fat-free sour cream
1 C fat-free cottage cheese
1 C low-fat tortilla chips, crushed
1 C low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 400. Spray cooking spray on bottom of a 2-quart casserole dish; set aside. In a skillet, cook chicken, onion, peppers, and garlic clove until tender. Add seasoning mix and taco sauce; set aside. In a medium bowl, combine sour cream and cottage cheese; set aside. Place half the crushed chips in the bottom of casserole dish. Add meat mixture to cover the chips, then cover the meat with sour cream mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and remaining crushed chips. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until cheese has melted.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is the only "official" low-fat recipe in this book, but it's a good one. There's only 287 calories per serving.

 

 

 

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