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Potato Casserole ala Mexicana
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Zesty ground beef and potatoes baked with spicy seasonings like, chili powder, pepper, and cumin.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327.5
Total Carbs 45.4 g
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
Sugars 5.4 g
Total Fat 7.3 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 330.4 mg
Protein 24.6 g
Sodium 331.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 2 Vegetables , 2 1/2 Meat , 2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 tsp  olive oil
0 1/2 lb  extra lean ground beef (5% fat)
2 each  chopped green bell peppers
8 each  scallions
2 each  medium tomatoes
1 tbsp  chili powder
1 tbsp  ground cumin
1 tbsp  garlic powder
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
0 1/4 tsp  salt
2 each  large russet potatoes
0 3/4 cup  Cheese, cheddar, light, shredded
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray nonstick cooking spray in a 13 x 9 inch baking pan.
  3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick frying pan.
  4. Add the beef, bell peppers, and scallions and cook until beef is brown and peppers are soft, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, black pepper, and salt. Cook, stirring as needed for about 5 minutes.
  6. Place the potatoes and beef mixture in alternating layers in the baking dish. Cover and bake 40 minutes.
  7. Uncover and sprinkle the nonfat cheddar cheese evenly over the top.
  8. Bake until potatoes are cooked and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.

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