Mozzarella Tortilla Stack

Our dietitians' favourite

A simple and delicious crowd-pleaser!

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 25 min - 30 min
Yields 6 - 8 servings
mozzarella tortilla stack

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) chili powder
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 cups (500 mL) sweet potatoes peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh coriander (cilantro) chopped
  • 6 10-inch (25 cm) whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 3 cups (750 mL) Canadian Mozzarella shredded

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400 ºF (200 ºC).

In a large skillet, brown ground beef with onion, garlic, spices, salt and pepper. Add sweet potatoes and cook 5 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and add coriander..

Place 1 tortilla on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top with about 3/4 cup (180 mL) of meat mixture, 1/5 of tomatoes and 1/2 cup (125 mL) of Mozzarella. Cover with another tortilla and repeat with the rest of tortillas; top with cheese.

Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, broil for last 2 minutes if desired. Cut into wedges and serve with store-bought salsa verde, sour cream and a green salad.

Tips

Canadian Cheese alternatives: Monterey Jack, Colby, Gouda.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 431 Calories
Protein: 26 g
Carbohydrate: 38 g
Fat: 19 g
Fibre: 7 g
Sodium: 718 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 27 % / 297 mg
Vitamin B12: 110 %
Selenium: 60 %
Zinc: 49 %
Folate: 38 %