Enchilada Stuffed Pepper Casserole

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This Enchilada Stuffed Pepper Casserole Recipe idea is one the whole family will love. With layers of green and red peppers, creamy rice and cheese, it's full of flavor. This good home cooked meals idea doesn't skimp on the cheese, with low fat cream cheese in the rice layers that are also combined with black beans, diced tomatoes and corn, and the shredded mozzarella and mild cheddar on top. If you want to make this Enchilada stuffed pepper casserole recipe healthier you can skip the cheese. If you'd like to add some protein you can throw in some rotisserie chicken or browned hamburger. This Enchilada stuffed pepper casserole is topped with loads of cheese, and then baked until the top is melted, bubbly and golden brown. If you like the casserole a bit spicier, dice up some jalapeños and enjoy. Once this great recipes for dinner idea is baked, you can garnish it with some colorful diced tomatoes and fresh cilantro.

A casserole recipe is a recipe a great way to get lots of ingredients into one delicious dish. Casseroles are good home cooked meals ideas that are perfect for family meals. Casserole is usually baked in a deep dish or casserole pan in the oven and later served in the same dish for which it was cooked. Because they are baked and served in the same dish, they save on kitchen clean up. Most casserole recipes include some meat whether it is chicken, fish possibly tuna, or beef, some cut up vegetables, a starchy binder such as rice, pasta, potato, or flour and a crunchy (often bread crumb), cheesy topping. There is no limit to the type of casserole recipes you can make, from easy casserole recipes to healthy casserole recipes. When cooking, the liquids in the casserole dish are released from the meat and vegetables during the cooking of the casserole recipes, along with additional liquids being added such as stock, beer, wine, gin, vegetable juice, or cider. The mixture of the liquid and the starch often makes for a tasty and creamy gravy or sauce. Casseroles are typically cooked slowly in the oven.

Nutrition Facts for: Enchilada Stuffed Pepper Casserole from The Cookie Rookie

Ingredients: Cream cheese, Old El Paso Taco Seasoning, corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, green chilies,red enchilads sauce, fresh cilantro, white rice, green peppers, red pepper, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 10 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 717, Calories from Fat 211, Total Fat 23.5g 36%, Saturated Fat 14.1g 70%, Cholesterol 69mg 23%, Sodium 348mg 14%, Potassium 1083mg 31%, Carbohydrates 101.7g 34%, Dietary Fiber 10.0g 40%, Sugars 5.1g, Protein 26.3g, Vitamin A 28%, Vitamin C 74%, Calcium 29%, Iron 44%

Casseroles dishes can be cooked covered or uncovered (to get the top crunchy) and can be served as a main course or side dish. Some of the healthy casseroles and quick and easy casserole recipes you will find include ragout recipes, cassoulet recipes, hotpot recipes, tajine recipes, moussaka recipes, lasagna recipes, shepherd's pie recipes, gratin, rice, macaroni recipes and more. There is no end to a number of casserole recipes you will find from vegetarian casserole dishes, Italian casserole dishes, Mexican casserole recipes, healthy casserole dishes and so much more. What is your favorite casserole dish?Thank you to Becky from "The Cookie Rookie" recipe site for sharing this good home cooked meals idea for Enchilada stuffed pepper casserole. Other recipes you will find on the site include great recipes for dinner, main dish, side dish, sweet, healthy, drinks, breakfast, appetizer and so much more. *

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