Enchilada Casserole


Recipe Adapted From: Damn Delicious
Posted:     File Under: Casserole
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I'm always trying to find new, healthy recipes. Sometimes, I think everything I make is full of calories. Quinoa is awesome. It's super healthy and tastes great. I've been trying to use quinoa a lot more but tend to run out of ideas. Today, I needed something quick and needed to have all ingredients on hand. I was working with a limited schedule. Baby A was napping and due to wake up any minute.

I found the Enchilada Casserole on Pinterest. I didn't have all the ingredients so I did modify it a lot. I replaced enchilada sauce with salsa and added green onions and rice. In the end, I was very happy with the outcome. Ken said it was great and very flavorful. I, on the other hand, didn't taste it. Day 1 of my Beachbody 3 day Refresh!


Serves   : 4
Prep   : 10 Minutes
Bake   : 20 Minutes
Preheat Oven   : 350 Degrees


Ingredients
1 cup   Quinoa, prepared
1 cup   Brown rice, prepared
1 can   Chopped green chiles
1/2 cup   Black beans, rinsed
1/2 cup   Shoepeg corn, drained
1/4 cup   Green onions, chopped
1/2 tsp   Chili powder
1/2 tsp   Salt
1/2 tsp   Black pepper
3/4 cup   Cheddar cheese, shredded
3/4 cup   Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
3/4 cup   Salsa
1/2 tsp    Cumin


Preparation
1.
Prepare rice and quinoa.
2.
Mix rice, quinoa, spices, chiles, beans, onions and corn in large bowl.
   
3.
Add 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup Monterey Jack. Mix well.
 
4.
Spread mixture into 9x13 dish that has been sprayed with non stick cooking spray.
 
5.
Top with remaining cheese and bake for 20 minutes until bubbly.
 
 

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