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Cheesy Enchilada Meatball Casserole

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6

Meatballs are baked in a cheesy rice, bean and enchilada sauce mixture, which makes for a perfect twist on a weeknight dinner. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
bag (10 oz) frozen white rice (1 1/2 cups cooked rice)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (8 oz)
1
bag (22 oz) frozen fully cooked beef meatballs, thawed
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce
Chopped fresh cilantro, sliced green onions, as desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook rice as directed on bag.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix rice, beans, 1 cup of the cheese, the meatballs and enchilada sauce; mix well. Transfer to baking dish.
  • 3
    Cover with foil. Bake 30 minutes. Uncover; top with remaining 1 cup cheese. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole is bubbly around edges. Garnish with remaining ingredients.

Expert Tips

  • Swap shredded pepper Jack cheese for the Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend for a little added heat.
  • Enchilada sauce also comes in a hot variety. Feel free to substitute if you prefer more heat.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
135mg
46%
Sodium
1340mg
56%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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