Lean & Green Healthy Yellow Squash Taco Casserole

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Yellow Squash Taco Casserole
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Tip: Recipe makes 5 servings, but casserole can be divided into individual 1 serving portions and freezing for later.

Do you dream of eating healthy
food at breakfast, lunch and dinner? Complete this healthy lean and green
Yellow Squash Taco Casserole
recipe and you will have made a
meal that is both delicious and fits most any healthy meal plan!




Cooking Time
25 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

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Lean & Green Yellow Squash Taco Casserole Ingredients

  • 1.25 lbs Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 cup Yellow Squash Sliced
  • 1.5 tsp Cumin
  • 1.5 tsp Paprika
  • 1.5 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 cup Low Fat Cheddar Cheese Grated

Lean & Green Yellow Squash Taco Casserole Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Cook the ground beef. After browning the meat, add the canned Diced tomatoes and seasonings to the ground beef and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Place the sliced squash to the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  4. Place meat mixture on top of squash, sprinkle grated cheese on top.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for about 25 minutes.

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Cooking Time
25 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

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