Cheesy Mexican Skillet Melt
Optavia Stacey Hawkins
Ole! There is nothing better than cheesy goodness of a flavorful Lean and Green Meal.
This easy Optavia recipe for Cheesy Mexican Skillet Melt is not only low carb and delicious, it's a recipe that will make you smile because it keeps you on program and your family smile because it tastes to darn good!
Top yours with your favorite condiments & make a big batch because this Optavia 5 and 1 Recipe for Mexican food will go fast!!
2 T Stacey Hawkins Roasted Garlic Oil
2 pounds ground turkey or chicken, 98% lean
1 T Stacey Hawkins Phoenix Sunrise Seasoning
1 T Stacey Hawkins Southwestern Seasoning (for a salt-free option)
1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes, no sugar added
½ C shredded cheddar cheese, reduced fat
Your favorite condiments & toppings*
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Add oil to a large, oven safe skillet and heat over medium high heat.
Add turkey to the pan, sprinkle with seasoning and sauté for 5-7 minutes, breaking into pieces as its cooking.
Add the tomatoes and cook for an additional 5 minutes, until the liquid reduces by half and is a thicker sauce consistency.
Remove from heat and sprinkle with cheese. Bake in the oven for 5-10 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve hot.
Recipe Notes & Optavia Counts
1/4 of this recipe is
1/2 Healthy Fat
*For additional condiments, consider the following:
1 T Light Sour Cream per serving (1/2 Fat)
.75 oz Avocado per serving (1/2 Fat)
5 sliced black olives per serving (1/2 Fat)
Fresh Cilantro (free)
Shredded lettuce 1/2 C per serving (1 Green)
Fresh chopped tomatoes 1/2 C per serving (1 Green)
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