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Are there any healthy taco bake recipes that have Doritos in them?

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Doritos Locos Taco Bake has approximately 300 calories, 12 grams of fat and 21 grams of protein per serving, making it a relatively low-fat and healthy recipe. Another option is Dorito Casserole, which has 308 calories, 12.8 grams of fat and 20 grams of protein.

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To make the Doritos Locos Taco Bake, saute 1 chopped onion, 2 chopped garlic cloves and 2 chopped jalapenos for five minutes. Add 1 pound extra-lean ground beef and 2 tablespoons taco seasoning. Cook for five minutes, and then add 1 can drained black beans and 1 cup hot salsa. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens.

Line the bottom of a casserole dish with 2 ounces Baked Doritos, pressing down to break the chips. Spread the meat mixture evenly over the chips. Top with 1 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese, and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

For Dorito Casserole, brown 1 pound of lean ground beef. Add 1 packet taco seasoning, 1 can low-fat cream of mushroom soup and 1 can Rotel tomatoes.

Crush 3.5 ounces of baked Doritos, and place in the bottom of a casserole dish. Add a layer of the meat, topped with 1 cup low-fat shredded Mexican cheese. Crush another 3.5 ounces of Doritos, and place over the cheese. Repeat the meat and cheese layers. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

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