La Bamba Casserole

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Irish in the City

This is from Cooking Light! Yummy,easy!!

Top Review by CookinontheFly

This is a favorite in our family--and a nice healthy one. The only changes I make are to omit the whole green chilies & the refried beans. I also use the diced tomatoes with MILD green chilies (the others are a bit spicy for my kids). I've doubled the recipe & baked in a 9x13 casserole for a family gathering & it was well received there also. It's a nice recipe that uses ground turkey that seems like it belongs there & wasn't substituted for ground beef. Sour cream is a nice addition for garnishing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Cut green chiles in half lengthwise.
  3. Arrange chiles in a single layer in an 8-inch square baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  5. Add turkey, onion, chili powder, cumin, salt, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes, stirring to crumble.
  6. Add diced tomatoes; cook 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates.
  7. Spoon turkey mixture over chiles.
  8. Top with corn.
  9. Carefully spread beans over corn.
  10. Sprinkle cheese over beans.
  11. Bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
  12. Let stand 5 minutes; top with chopped tomato and green onions.
  13. Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups).

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