Cheesy Mexican Skillet

by Krista Davis on October 4, 2012

Cheesy Mexican SkilletAs you can probably tell from many of the recipes I post, I love Mexican food and cheese. This Cheesy Mexican Skillet recipe helps me satisfy this obsession. To make the Cheesy Mexican Skillet, you will need a cast- iron skillet, unless you decide to bake the contents in a deep pan.

Cheesy Mexican Skillet
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Serves: 8
 
A healthy one-dish Mexican recipe that is wonderful for Meatless Mondays.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 can kidney beans, drained
  • 1 cup low-fat shredded cheddar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1½ cups brown rice, cooked
  • ¾ cup milk
Instructions
  1. Cook brown rice.
  2. Preheat oven o 350 degrees Farenheit.
  3. Saute onion in olive oil on medium.
  4. Stir in cumin, chili powder, garlic power, and salt and cook for 1 minute.
  5. Add beans, cooked rice, cheese, milk, and eggs (in that order) and mix.
  6. Place cast-iron skillet in oven and bake for 25 minutes or until the center sets.
  7. Serve with hot sauce.
Notes
You could also add some spicy sausage, for an extra kick. Daily Value of Nutrition based on a 2,000 Calorie Diet: 3.25% Vitamin C 4.63% Iron 12.59% Calcium 3.33% Vitamin A 283.5 mg Sodium
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 106.31 Fat: 3.5g Saturated fat: .94g Carbohydrates: 17.72g Sugar: 2.97g Fiber: 3.75g Protein: 9.13g Cholesterol: 58.34mg

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Krista Davis

Krista is a self-proclaimed “health nut” and eco-friendly enthusiast.

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