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Slow Cooker Enchilada Quinoa Casserole

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6

Get out the slow cooker and make this easy and better-for-you casserole for dinner! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1/2
cup water
1
small onion, diced
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
red pepper, seeds removed, diced
2
(15 oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
2
(10 oz) cans Old El Paso™ mild red enchilada sauce
1
(15 oz) can diced tomatoes
1
(4.5 oz) can Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
1
cup corn frozen kernels
Juice of 1 small lime
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/3
cup chopped cilantro
Salt and black pepper, to taste
1 1/2
cups shredded Mexican cheese
Optional toppings: Sliced green onions, avocado, diced tomatoes, sour cream, cilantro, and lime wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    Combine the quinoa, water, onion, garlic, red pepper, black beans, enchilada sauce, diced tomatoes, green chiles, corn, lime juice, cumin, chile powder, and cilantro in a slow cooker. Stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 6 hours, or until the liquid is absorbed and quinoa is cooked.
  • 2
    Remove the lid and stir the casserole. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Stir in the half the cheese and sprinkle the other half on top. Put the lid back on and cook until the cheese melts, about 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Serve warm with desired toppings.

Expert Tips

  • The casserole will keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. You can freeze the casserole in a freezer container for up to 2 months.
  • Serve with tortillas or tortilla chips!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
18%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
1090mg
45%
Potassium
840mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
15g
60%
Sugars
8g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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