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Slow Cooker Tex Mex Beef Casserole


Serves: 6

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 3 hours on low

Difficulty: Easy

Comments

This is a simple and fast recipe. Leftovers are great for breakfast with Scrambled eggs or in a tortilla.

Ingredients

1 pound ground beef, extra lean

1 onion(s), medium, chopped

1 zucchini(s), optional

15 ounces black beans, canned

1 cup corn, frozen white kernels

14 1/2 ounces tomatoes, canned with green chilies

6 tortillas, corn

2 cups cheese, cheddar or jack, shredded

1 cup salsa

1 avocado(s), Haas or any

2 teaspoons cumin, ground

cooking spray

Preparation

Place a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add ground beef and cook for 3 to 4 minutes until browned. Add onion and cook for 2 more minutes. Add beans, tomatoes, chopped zucchini, corn, salsa and cumin. Mix well. Spray inside of slow cooker with cooking spray. Place two tortillas in the slow cooker. Spoon one third of the ground beef mixture over that, then a half cup of grated cheese over that. Continue with two more layers, reserve the remaining cheese in the refrigerator for later. Cook in a slow cooker for 3 hours on low. When done, top with remaining cheese and avocado slices. This would also be good with a dollop of light sour cream on top.

Nutrition

Per Serving About: 440 calories, 21 g fat, 9 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 31 g protein, 39 g carbohydrates, 9 g dietary fiber, 880 mg sodium


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