Idahoan Mexican Casserole


As if this recipe didn't have enough kick, topping it with Idahoan Bacon & Cheddar Chipotle Flavored Mashed Potatoes definitely takes it up a notch.

6 servings


  • 1 (4 ounce) package Idahoan® Bacon & Cheddar Chipotle Flavored Mashed Potatoes

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 pound ground turkey (or ground beef)

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with chiles

  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies

  • 1 cup corn, canned or frozen

  • 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced olives


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 9x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Prepare mashed potatoes following package directions. Set aside.

  3. Heat oil in large saute pan over medium high heat. Add onions and cook until translucent, about 10 minutes.

  4. Stir in garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper and cook until aromatic - about 1 minute.

  5. Add ground turkey and cook until browned.

  6. Stir in tomatoes with juice, green chiles, corn (drained if using canned), and olives. Heat through.

  7. Place meat mixture into the prepared baking dish. Top with a layer of mashed potatoes.

  8. Bake for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

  9. Great as it is, but also delicious served with a dollop of sour cream, salsa or hot sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

210 Calories
10g Fat
15g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 210
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 1194mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 19mg 97%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 343mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.