Healthy Mexican Casserole Recipe | Yummly

Healthy Mexican Casserole

Gisella Bello: "Delicious. So easy to make. My type of recipe" Read More
Read Directions
Add to Meal Planner

Add to Meal Planner


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder (1/8 tsp if you don’t like it too spicy)
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon coriander
  • 15 ounces black beans (organic, rinsed thoroughly and drained)
  • 15 ounces pinto beans (organic, rinsed thoroughly and drained)
  • 5 plum tomatoes (chopped and seeds removed)
  • 1 teaspoon chili peppers (chopped, add more or like to your taste)
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat Mexican blend cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (for topping optional)
  • Did you make this?
    Add All to Shopping List
    Add to Meal Planner

    NutritionView More

    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat11% DV7g
    Protein33% DV17g
    Carbs5% DV16g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories200Calories from Fat60
    Total Fat7g11%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat60
    Total Carbohydrate16g5%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Jusslisin ToMe 2 months ago
    Tasted good. Bland, so definitely add more seasoning. To be honest... Its really just a Mexican chilli with cheese melted on top. There is nothing to hold it together. When you plate it, it just spreads out like chilli.
    Gisella Bello 4 months ago
    Delicious. So easy to make. My type of recipe
    Ashley Williams 5 months ago
    super easy and i put it over some left over cornbrean.
    brandyAnn 8 months ago
    very good i put tortilla chips on the bottom and it was super delicious
    Tiff AtLaw 9 months ago
    Very good! Would make agains or sure. Added a little bit of cheese into the meat mixture as well and made in the slow cooker.
    SharpSousChef 9 months ago
    Excellent!!! Followed recipe, but might add some “extras” like sour cream & olives. Left out the “heat” as my husband is sensitive to that and it was still great.
    Rachel Rich a year ago
    It seemed a bit bland to me even after doubling the spices. I added some salt and garlic and I put more cheese.
    Redmon a year ago
    Very easy to make and it was tasty.
    Suzanne C. 2 years ago
    Definitely double the spices! I also added some taco seasoning to mine and served it with a spoon of non fat Greek yogurt.
    KarrenRose 2 years ago
    Easy to make, and it was good but I added it on a tostada shell.
    Laurie Mabery 2 years ago
    Everyone loved it! I served over brown rice. Making it again tonight for a pot luck!
    Caryn 2 years ago
    Easy to make however I had to spice it up a bit for my family. Living in New Mexico it’s always fun to try new recipes with a Mexican twist
    Noelia F. 2 years ago
    It was great I did add my own ingredients but it came out great
    Erin T. 2 years ago
    I made the recipe exactly as it’s written and found it to be a bit bland but it definitely has potential to be really good. Next time I’ll try another reviewer’s suggestion of doubling the spices, which I think should do it.
    Samantha Monroe 3 years ago
    Love this next time I’m going to try with shredded chicken and simple tortilla chips nommy!
    Pamela Weaver 3 years ago
    Great taste and easy make I sided it with coleslaw
    Proulx 3 years ago
    My family loved it. Easy to make and delicious. We will make this again.
    Scott Shoaf 3 years ago
    Quick and easy taste great, great weeknight meal
    Steinberg Lupatkin 3 years ago
    Delicious. Doubled the seasoning. Added garlic and onion to turkey. And added garlic salt. Will definitely make again!
    Christine Baray 3 years ago
    I love this recipe! Added double flavoring sooooo good!
    Brittany T. 3 years ago
    Really yummy! You do have to add additional servings of spices because the ground turkey needs extra flavor. I also added frito chips at the very end to give it some substance since it doesn't keep ya full very long.
    Keana A. 4 years ago
    Yummly!! I've made it probably 6 times and my girlfriends in love. Definitely a favorite for us!!!! ❤️😝