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Southwestern Quinoa Casserole Recipe

Southwestern Quinoa Casserole

This delicious Southwestern Quinoa Casserole is great for meal prep, doesn’t take long at all, and is PACKED with protein!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mexican casserole, mexican quinoa, quinoa casserole, southwestern casserola
Servings: 6 Pieces
Calories: 382kcal
Cost: $7.25

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Ingredients

  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes - 14.5 Ounces
  • 1 Can Black Beans - 15.5 Ounces Drained & Rinsed
  • Green Chiles - Your choice (Diced)
  • 1 ½ Cups Corn - Frozen
  • 1 ½ Cups Mixed Vegetables - Frozen
  • Jalapeños - Your choice (Sliced)
  • 1 Cup Quinoa - Uncooked
  • 3 Teaspoons Taco Seasoning Mix
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 10 Ounces Bone Broth
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Pound Ground Beef - or Ground Turkey (Lean Preferred)
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese - Reduced/Fat Free Preferred

Instructions

  • If you're using Meat, brown it
  • Add and mix everything together aside from your Cheese in a bowl
  • Pour that mix into a casserole dish
  • Bake on 400F/204C for around 30-35 minutes or until your Quinoa is tender
  • Remove and top with your Cheese
  • Bake for another 5-10 minutes on 400F/204C or until your Cheese has melted

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Notes

Use fresh vegetables if you don’t like frozen!
Look for lower sodium alternatives to all of your ingredients!
Calories in the whole recipe:
  • Calories: 2294
  • Fat: 54g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 3070mg
  • Carbs: 251g
  • Fiber: 51g
  • Sugar: 35g
  • Protein: 201g
 
Calories in each 300g serving (if you make 6):
  • Calories: 382
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3g
  • Sodium: 511.6mg
  • Carbs: 41.8g
  • Fiber: 8.5g
  • Sugar: 5.8g
  • Protein: 33.5g

Nutrition

Serving: 300g | Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 41.8g | Protein: 33.5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1.3g | Sodium: 511.6mg | Fiber: 8.5g | Sugar: 5.8g