One-Pan Taco Casserole

10 30 300
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 8
One-Pan Taco Casserole
Health Rating


1 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese
454 gm Chicken, ground, lean
1/2 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped, to garnish)
1 cup Frozen white corn kernels
1 cup shredded or chopped Iceberg lettuce
1 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli) (seeded and chopped, optional)
1 1/2 cup Tomatoes, canned, stewed (diced tomatoes)
2 cup White rice, long-grain, instant, dry
2 tbsp Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
2 cup Water


1. Heat a large skillet on medium-high.


2. Add ground chicken (or turkey) to large skillet (no oil) and brown until done. Drain off any excess fat.

3. Add taco seasoning and water. Stir and bring to a boil.

4. Stir in instant rice. Cover and reduce heat to medium low. Simmer for 5 minutes and remove from heat.


5. Sprinkle the cheese on top, cover and let it sit for another five minutes.

6. Top with lettuce, corn, tomatoes and cheese. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 300
Calories from fat 118
Calories from saturated fat 49
Total Fat 13.1 g
Saturated Fat 5.4 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Sodium 381 mg
Potassium 216 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29.3 g
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein 17.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.3
Meat 0.6
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.9

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