Healthier Burrito Casserole

Amanda S


We love burritos in our house. I made this casserole lighter by using ground turkey, fat-free refried bean, wheat tortillas and fat-free cheese. As my husband puts it, "it hits the spot!"


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1 can(s)
    10 oz rotel
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning
  • 2-1/2 c
    picante sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    16 oz fat-free refried beans
  • 12
    8 inch wheat tortillas
  • 9 oz
    reduced fat cheddar cheese

How to Make Healthier Burrito Casserole


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Saute turkey, onion and garlic for 5 minutes. Drain any excess fat, if desired.
  3. Add the Rotel, picante and refried beans. Stir mixture thoroughly, reduce heat to low and let simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Spread a thin layer of meat mixture in bottom of a 4 qt casserole dish. Cover with a layer of tortillas followed by more meat mixture, then a layer of cheese.
  5. Repeat tortilla meat, cheese pattern until all the tortillas are used, topping off with a layer of meat mixture and cheese.
  6. Bake 350 for 20-30 minutes, or until cheese is slightly brown and bubbly.

    Can serve with sour cream, lettuce and extra salsa/picante.

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About Healthier Burrito Casserole

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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