Mexican-Italian Dinner


Mexican-Italian Dinner

Mexican-Italian Dinner

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Mexican
Keyword dark red kidney beans, ground turkey, tomatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 737kcal


  • 1 lb ground turkey or ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil or water
  • 1 can dark red kidney beans 15 oz
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14 oz
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder for Mexican version
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream for Mexican version
  • Parmesan cheese for Italian version (optional)


  • Place ground meat in pot, add oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Brown ground meat. Add beans and tomatoes.
  • If making mexican add chili powder.
  • Simmer for 1 hour.
  • Top with either sour cream for Mexican or Parmesan cheese for Italian.
  • Serves 2


Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Calories: 737kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 86g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 2005mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 891mcg | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 474mg | Iron: 11mg

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