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