Tex Mex Ranch Casserole WW

Jane Whittaker


This is from Weight Watchers Favorite Homestyle Recipes copyrighted 1993.
This book was published before the points system.
The daily is 2 1/2 P, 1 1/4 V, 1/4 B, 5 optional calories.
This is 6 points, thanks for the info Ann
There are 8 servings and each provides:
243 calories
20 G protein
11 G fat
16 G carbs
160 mg calcium
572 mg sodium
98 mg cholesterol
2 g dietary fiber

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15 Min
40 Min


12 oz
cooked crumbled ground turkey sausage
10 oz
cooked pinto beans
1/2 c
canned mild chilis, drained and chopped
1/2 tsp
each garlic powder, cumin. oregano
1 tsp
chili powder or more to taste
1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 c
chopped onion
1 1/2 c
diced yellow squash
1 1/2 c
diced zuchinni
1/2 c
chopped red bell pepper
2 1/4 oz
shredded cheddar cheese
2 1/4 oz
shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
2 large
3 Tbsp
seasoned dry bread crumbs
chopped fresh cilantro for garnish if desired.


1Pre heat oven to 350°.
Spray a 9x13 pan with non stick spray.
2Combine the turkey, beans, chilies and seasonings, coarsely mashing the beans.
Spread evenly over prepared pan.
3Spray a non stick pan generously with non stick spray and cook onion over med high heat for 2 minutes, add squash, zuchinni, abd bell pepper, cool another 3 minutes.
Spread veggie mixture evenly over meat mixture.
4In a small bowl whisk together remaining ingredients except bread crumbs, pour over casserole.
Sprinkle the bread crumbs over the top.
5Bake until browned and bubbly, about 30 minutes.
Garnish with cilantro if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy