Recipe by WendyMaq

South Beach Diet Online. Phase 2. For when you're in the mood for Mexican... Low fat, low carb, and you would never guess! Gets 5 stars with the whole family. Couldn't find 4oz jars of chili peppers, so I use 1/4-1/3 cup chopped jalapenos (jarred). ...and the optional fresh cilantro really makes this dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Over medium heat, saute onion and garlic until lightly brown.
  3. Crumble in ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Remove to bowl with slotted spoon.
  4. In another bowl, combine cottage cheese, sour cream, peppers, cilantro, cumin and salt.
  5. Coat a 13" x 9" baking dish with cooking spray.
  6. Spread 1 cup salsa across bottom of baking dish.
  7. Arrange 1/2 tortillas evenly over salsa.
  8. Spread 1/2 cottage cheese mixture over tortillas.
  9. Top with 1/2 Ground beef mixture.
  10. Top with 1 cup salsa, and 1/2 cup shredded cheese.
  11. Layer remaining tortillas, cottage cheese mixture, and remaining ground beef.
  12. Sprinkle with remaining Salsa and 3/4 cup shredded cheese.
  13. Bake for 30 minutes or until heated through. Loosely cover with foil if cheese browns too quickly.

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