SCD Recipe: Mexican Casserole

I used to make this with tortillas or flat breads. I had never thought of trying it without, but I was really wanting it, so I decided to give it a try. I thought it was fine without the tortillas.

1 – 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey
1 1/2 cups cooked black beans
1 cup fresh pico de gallo
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup plain yogurt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Brown ground turkey on the stove – cook all the way through.

Place 1/3 cooked meat in the bottom of an 8 x 8 baking dish. Layer with half the beans, 1/2 the yogurt, 1/3 the pico de gallo, and 1/4 cup of the cheese. Repeat. Add the last third of the meat on top, cover with the remaining pico de galla and cheese.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Sherry Lipp
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3 thoughts on “SCD Recipe: Mexican Casserole

  1. This sounds super delicious! Have you tried the SCD taco shells to use as a tortilla replacement (the kind that is baked provolone cheese slices). They are so great! Crunchy and tasty! I don’t believe that a person can go wrong with baked cheese. 🙂 Thanks for the fantastic recipe.

  2. I have been meaning to try making taco shells with Provolone but I haven’t yet. Usually I use butter lettuce leaves for tacos (new taco recipe coming this week). I love baked cheese though, so I do want to give the Provolone a try.

  3. I loved this recipe! I made a few changes/additions and my family ate it up! I seasoned the meat (I used ground chicken) with some salt, cumin, and chili powder for additional flavor. I also shredded some lettuce to put on top after cooking, along with extra pico de gallo, as well as sliced scallions. It was a little watery, but very tasty! Thanks for the recipe.

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