Kimberly Henrie is a wife, mother, grandmother, personal trainer, fitness instructor, yoga teacher, podcaster, voice over talent and a wellness enthusiast. She likes to approach life healthfully, but in a way that is easy to integrate into the lives we live today. Watch this blog for easy solutions to fit into our fast-paced, convenience driven lifestyles. Kim strives to bring peace, a sense of balance and acceptance to what is going on around us so that we can enjoy all that life has to offer.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Recipe - Light Enchilada Casserole

While visiting my husband's step-mother, Beverly, in Kentucky this past summer, she made a dish that my husband just fell in love with and I adored.  I LOVE mexican-inspired dishes. This is a twist on Taco Salad that is a hit in my house.  And what's great about it, is it is totally tweek-able - adjust it to your family's tastes - we did.

1lb browned lean ground beef or turkey, seasoned to taste (we like Lawry's Taco Seasoning or spices from the cupboard)
1 can chili beans
1 can enchilada sauce
1 bag tortilla chips
8 oz cheddar cheese
1 bag of salad mix or lettuce
1 tomato
chopped onion to taste
black olives, sliced

Layer the following in a 9 x 13 inch dish in this order:

tortilla chips
warm, browned ground and seasoned meat
warmed chili beans
warmed enchilada sauce
tomator, onion and olives
top with shredded cheese

Serve with sour cream, avocado and whatever your family likes.

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