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Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole

Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole Recipe



Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole Recipe. This dinner is made with red onion, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper,garlic, ground turkey breast, corn, tomato sauce, salt, hot Mexican chili powder, cornmeal, and Fat-free Monterey Jack cheese.

This hearty meal can be customized to your taste by making it more, or less spicy.

The best part is that it can be made ahead of time and then just popped in the oven when you’re ready to eat.

It’s also a delicious way to use up leftover turkey.

Weight Watchers Points


5 Points (2022/2023 Plan)

MyWW Points: 5 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan

5 WW Freestyle Points and 9 Smart Points



Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole on a black pan with wooden spoons on top of it.

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Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole on a black pan with wooden spoons on top of it.

Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole

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Weight Watchers Turkey Tamale Casserole Recipe. This hearty meal can be customized to your taste by making it more, or less spicy. Great for leftover turkey!
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Place a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  • In the skillet, add canola oil.
  • When hot, add red onion, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, and garlic.
  • Saute approximately 5 minutes, or until softened.
  • In the skillet, add turkey. Cook breaking up using a wooden spoon, approximately 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned.
  • Add in corn, tomato sauce, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and chili powder. Stir to mix in.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer covered, stirring a couple of times, approximately 15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Pour the mixture into an 8 inch baking dish.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Place a medium sized saucepan over medium/high heat, add 1 cup of water, and the rest of the salt. Bring to a boil.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, add 1 cup of water. Using a whisk, whisk in cornmeal.
  • Slowly add the moistened cornmeal into the boiling water, stirring continuously, approximately 5 minutes, or until it thickens, and starts to bubble.
  • Pour the cornmeal mixture over top of the turkey mixture, and spread to an even layer.
  • In the preheated oven, bake 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle monterey jack cheese on top, and bake another 5 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
  • Let rest 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

5 Points (2022/2023 Plan)
MyWW Points: 5 Blue Plan and 9 Green Plan
5 WW Freestyle Points and 9 Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.
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Nutrition

Calories: 321kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 21gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 824mgPotassium: 708mgFiber: 6gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 502IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 105mgIron: 2mg
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