Easy Beef Enchiladas
If you’re like many Americans than your new year’s resolution involves staying healthy or even losing weight. It’s important to start by making small changes in your diet and not by trying to change everything overnight, you’d be setting yourself up for failure. All my recipes let you keep all those foods you love while trimming up the ingredients to help you stay healthy. So, of course you can still enjoy your favorite Mexican food, enchiladas!
Keep Recipes Simple
Keeping the recipes simple will also help you stick to your resolution because let’s face it, eating bland food that takes forever to cook isn’t keeping anyone on track! Here is a delicious and simple enchilada recipe that uses my trim&TERRIFIC secrets without forfeiting taste. These Easy Beef Enchiladas are from my KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence with Cooking Basics plus 150 Easy Healthy Recipes book and they are diabetic and Weight Watchers friendly.
Easy Beef Enchiladas from KITCHEN 101
Ridiculously easy and absolutely delicious dinner pronto!
Makes 10 enchiladas
1 pound ground sirloin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 cup salsa
1 cup corn
1 cup packed fresh baby spinach
1 1/2 cups shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese
10 (6–8-inch) flour tortillas, room temperature
1 1/2 cups enchilada sauce (found in can)
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1. Preheat oven 350°F. Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. In large nonstick skillet, cook meat 6–8 minutes or until meat is done. Drain any excess fat.
3. Add chili powder, salsa, corn, and spinach; continue cooking about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, set aside.
4. Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese onto a tortilla. Roll and place seam side down in prepared baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas.
5. Pour enchilada sauce evenly over filled tortillas in baking dish and sprinkle with any remaining cheese and green onions. Bake, covered with foil, 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Nutritional info per serving:
Calories 64, Calories from Fat 31%, Fat 2g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 8mg, Sodium 196mg, Carbohydrates 6g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Total Sugars 2g, Protein 5g, Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat
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