Main Dishes

Chicken Tamale Bake

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As you know I am a fan of Mexican casseroles and not so much rolling individual enchiladas or burritos (although I have been known to do it from time to time!) One of the most popular recipes on the blog so far has been this enchilada casserole and you might remember this carnitas tamale pie from back in May of this year. Well, this recipe (yes, this one right here) will remind you of both of them mixed together. Ground chicken (or you could use turkey or even lean beef) is sauteed with Mexic

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8 oz. low fat colby/jack cheese, shredded, divided
1/3 c. skim milk
1 large egg
2 t. cumin, divided
1/8 t. crushed red pepper
1 (14 3/4 oz.) can cream style corn
1 (8 1/2 oz.) box Jiffy corn muffin mix
1 (4 oz.) can chopped green chiles
1 lb. ground chicken (turkey or beef works too)
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
2 t. chili powder
1 t. onion powder
1 t. garlic powder
1 (10 oz.) can red enchilada sauce (or make your own)
Preheat the oven to 400. Spray a 9X13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside. In a large bowl combine 2 oz. of the cheese, the milk, egg, 1 t. cumin, crushed red pepper, corn, muffin mix and green...
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Nutritions

Calories
348

Sodium
809mg
33% DV

Fat
18g
28% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV