One-Pan Taco Casserole

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 8
One-Pan Taco Casserole
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454 gm Chicken, ground, lean
2 tbsp Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
2 cup Water
2 cup White rice, long-grain, instant, dry
1 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese
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)


1. Heat a large skillet on medium-high.

2. Add ground chicken (or turkey) to a 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 276
Calories from fat 92
Calories from saturated fat 38
Total Fat 10.2 g
Saturated Fat 4.2 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Sodium 387 mg
Potassium 510 mg
Total Carbohydrate 30 g
Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein 16.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.3
Meat 0.6
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.9

Energy sources


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