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This is from Weight Watchers Favorite Homestyle Recipes copyrighted 1993. This book was published before the points system. The daily is 2 1/2 P, 1 1/4 V, 1/4 B, 5 optional calories. This is 6 points, thanks for the info Ann There are 8 servings and each provides: 243 calories 20 G protein 11 G fat 16 G carbs 160 mg calcium 572...

Provided by Jane Whittaker

Categories     Casseroles

Time 55m

Number Of Ingredients 16

12 oz cooked crumbled ground turkey sausage
10 oz cooked pinto beans
1/2 c canned mild chilis, drained and chopped
1/2 tsp each garlic powder, cumin. oregano
1 tsp chili powder or more to taste
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 c chopped onion
1 1/2 c diced yellow squash
1 1/2 c diced zuchinni
1/2 c chopped red bell pepper
2 1/4 oz shredded cheddar cheese
2 1/4 oz shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
2 large eggs
2 eggwhites
3 Tbsp seasoned dry bread crumbs
chopped fresh cilantro for garnish if desired.


  • 1. Pre heat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13 pan with non stick spray.
  • 2. Combine the turkey, beans, chilies and seasonings, coarsely mashing the beans. Spread evenly over prepared pan.
  • 3. Spray a non stick pan generously with non stick spray and cook onion over med high heat for 2 minutes, add squash, zuchinni, abd bell pepper, cool another 3 minutes. Spread veggie mixture evenly over meat mixture.
  • 4. In a small bowl whisk together remaining ingredients except bread crumbs, pour over casserole. Sprinkle the bread crumbs over the top.
  • 5. Bake until browned and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Garnish with cilantro if desired.

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