This slow cooker Mexican casserole recipe is a great new twist on Taco Tuesdays!
Have a busy day ahead? While this recipe won’t cook all day, it will give you a few hours reprieve while you do other things like help with (or do) homework or get the kids to soccer practice.
It’s a simple meal to put together and only requires a small amount of sautéing and browning before it goes in the slow cooker. Prep should take about 15-20 minutes tops.
Then when you get home, put all the toppings and garnishes on the table so people can help themselves. It’s an easy family-style meal that everyone will enjoy.
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CLEAN EATING SLOW COOKER MEXICAN CASSEROLE RECIPE:
Tired of tacos on Tuesday? This deliciously easy meal cooks itself!
- 2 tbsp. oil
- 1 medium green bell pepper (chopped)
- 1 medium yellow bell pepper (chopped)
- 1/2 medium yellow onion (chopped)
- 1 lb. ground turkey
- 2 tbsp. garlic powder
- 2 tbsp. onion powder
- 2 tbsp. ground cumin
- 1 tbsp. chili powder
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
In a large skillet, sauté your onion and pepper in the oil until the onions are translucent, then transfer to the crock of your slow cooker.
In the same skillet, brown the ground turkey, adding the onion and garlic powder.
Transfer this entire mixture to your crock as well and mix it all together with the remaining spices.
Add an even layer of cheese over the top.
Cook on low for 2-3 hours or until the meat is fully cooked.
Serve topped with your favorite taco salad toppings.
Please note that the nutrition data is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.