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


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1 lb
ground turkey
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
8 inch wheat tortillas
9 oz
reduced fat cheddar cheese

How to Make Healthier Burrito Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Saute turkey, onion and garlic for 5 minutes. Drain any excess fat, if desired.
  • 3Add the Rotel, picante and refried beans. Stir mixture thoroughly, reduce heat to low and let simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • 4Spread 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.
  • 5Repeat tortilla meat, cheese pattern until all the tortillas are used, topping off with a layer of meat mixture and cheese.
  • 6Bake 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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