Recipe Facts
Servings: 20
Prep Time 15-20 min
Cooking Time 30-45 min
Nutrition Facts per serving
Calories 196 (without garnish)
Total Fat 3.9g
Total Carbs 26.5g
Dietary Fiber 6.1g
Protein 14.8g

This makes a lot and kids love it.

You can prep it ahead and cook it later. Makes for great lunch leftovers for a few days.

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  • 1 ½ C. crushed tortilla chips (you could leave these out or add corn tortillas on the bottom)

  • 1lb. shredded cooked chicken or turkey burger, ground beef or meat alternative
  • 1 can garbanzo beans
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can corn or fresh
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 C. chopped red onion
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped (red or green)
  • ¼ C. chopped, fresh cilantro
  • 1 -2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Shredded mex. Blend cheese (lowfat)

Garnish (optional)

  • Avocado
  • Sour Cream
  • Diced Tomatoes
  • Cilantro


  1. If using “burger” sauté until cooked through.  I add chili powder, cumin, cayenne etc..until brown then, put into a large bowl.

  2. Combine all other ingredients except the cheese and mix well
  3. Grease a 13 x 9 inch (or larger) glass baking dish
  4. Scatter crushed chips on bottom
  5. Cover with ½ meat mixture and sprinkle cheese (1 cup or so)
  6. Cover with remaining meat mixture and then cheese again
  7. Bake in a pre-heated 350 oven for 30 + minutes.
  8. Let cool a bit then serve. Can make ahead and cover in fridge. Cooking time may be a bit longer.