Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Tex Mex To Go

Y'all know that I couldn't make it through the week without preparing and portioning out meals for the week.  This is especially true for my lunch since I typically eat at the office.  One of my "go-to" meals is a Tex Mex dish that I shared recently on Instagram.


A few people asked for the full recipe so here you go.  I feel kinda bad because this isn't really a "recipe" - it's more of an assembly.  This recipe makes 10 small meals for me. 

Ingredients
  • 2 packages Jennie O Extra Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1 large can of fat free refried beans
  • 2 packages Taco Bell low sodium seasoning
  • Low fat shredded cheese
  • Low fat or fat free sour cream
  • Pickled jalapeƱos 
Directions

Brown the meat, then add the seasoning packages and water according to package directions.

I portion out the meat into 10 small containers, add a scoop of beans, sour cream, cheese and a few jalapenos.  I microwave it for about a minute and a half.  I also like this as a salad on top of shredded lettuce.  


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12 comments:

  1. Such a great idea. And, looks super yummy.

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  2. I have to tell you that I love these pre-done lunch ideas. I've been eating the chicken/rice/zucchini combo for several weeks and find it is so easy and delicious. I'll be sure to try this one, too. Thanks for the sharing your good ideas.

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  3. This is a great idea! This is too much for me to make at once but these are ingredients we always have on hand. I can portion out the meat, then freeze the extra!

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  4. Thanks for sharing - this looks yummy!

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  5. Great idea! Finding what to eat for lunch is my largest daily struggle when it comes to eating healthy. I dont eat fast food, but that doesn't mean I make good choices either haha.

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  6. thanks for sharing! I remember seeing that instagram and wondering what you put in there. What kind of containers do you use? I need some new ones and they look like a great size!

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  7. I just made these for my lunches this week. Absolutely hits the spot! Thanks for sharing!

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  8. I really need to do this...it makes lunch so easy and better for me.

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  9. Does the sour cream get... weird.. when you microwave it? I've never microwaved it, but I just always assumed it was gross. I love the idea of this, I always crave Mexican food at lunch time :)

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  10. I love mexican food,,,,,,,sounds yum but one problem. I am vegetarian. When I eat salad, i get hungry after an hour:( Can you tell me more vegetarian(no eggs or meat) to go food?

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  11. Just made these last night! Cant wait to try today for my lunch. Thank you for all the good healthy tips! You are so inspiring! :)

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  12. Love this lunch! Easy to prepare and so yummy. Ive swapped shredded chicken for the ground turkey sometimes. Yum!!!

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