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Nacho Squares serves 8
Penny Pinching Main Dishes Cookbook
8 oz. gr. 90% lean turkey or beef
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 3/4 cups (one 15 oz) can Hunt's Chunky Tomato Sauce
6 oz. (one 8 oz) can red kidney beans, drained and slightly masher
1 tabl. taco seasoning
1 (8 oz) can Pillsbury Reduced Fat Crescent Rolls
2/3 cup (2 1/4 oz) shredded Kraft reduced fat Cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 415 degrees. In a large skillet sprayed with olive oil flavored cooking spray, brown meat, green pepper and onion. Add tomato sauce, kidney beans and taco seasoning. Mix well to combine. Lower heat and simmer, stirring occasionally. meanwhile, pat rolls into an ungreased 10 x 15 inch baking sheet. Gently press dough to cover bottom of pan, being sure to seal perforations. Bake for 5 - 7 min. or until lightly browned. Spread hot meat mixture over crust and continue baking for 10 min. Evenly sprinkle Cheddar cheese over top and continue baking 5 min. or until cheese melts. Place baking sheet on a wire rack and let set for 5 min. Cut into 8 servings.
HINT: Do Not Use inexpensive rolls as they don't cover the pan properly.
Each Serving equals:
HE: 1 1/2 protein, 1 1/4 veg, 1 bread
200 Cal, 8g fat, 12g protein, 20g carbo, 674mg sodium, 61mg calcium, 2g fiber
Diabetic: 1 meat, 1 veg, 1 starch
Ann's note: the recipe does say 'Preheat oven to 415 degrees'
Ann in San Diego