This hearty casserole features ground beef, beans, and pasta baked in a flavorful Mexican-inspired sauce and topped with cheese and sour cream. Kids will love it! Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large saucepan, cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to hot saucepan; set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook meat and garlic until meat is brown, stirring to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off fat.

  • Stir the cooked meat into pasta in saucepan. Stir in beans, undrained tomatoes, picante sauce, oregano, cumin, and chili powder. Transfer mixture to a 1-1/2- to 2-quart casserole or baking dish.

  • Bake, covered with foil, about 30 minutes or until heated through. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 3 minutes more or until cheese is melted.

  • In a small bowl, stir together sour cream, 2 tablespoons of the green onions, the cilantro, and lime peel. To serve, top each serving with a spoonful of the sour cream mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining green onions.

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; 9.6 g total fat; 4.1 g saturated fat; 45 mg cholesterol; 520 mg sodium. 469 mg potassium; 29.4 g carbohydrates; 6.5 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 22.6 g protein; 1573 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mg vitamin c; 10 mcg folate; 146 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 15 mg magnesium;

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11/26/2019
My mom and I loved this! I used greek yogurt in place of the sour cream. Read More