Better-than-Ever Beef Enchiladas

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(418) 331 Reviews
Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

2 servings

Extra-lean ground beef and fresh veggies help make these hearty enchiladas a Healthy Living recipe.

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  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Brown meat with peppers in large nonstick skillet. Stir in 1/4 cup salsa; simmer 5 min., stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup cheese.
  • Spread 1/4 cup of the remaining salsa onto bottom of 9-inch square baking dish. Stack 4 tortillas; wrap in waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH 10 sec. or just until warmed. Spoon 1/3 cup meat mixture down center of each tortilla; roll up. Place, seam sides down, over salsa in dish. Repeat. Top with remaining salsa; cover.
  • Bake 20 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining cheese; bake, uncovered, 2 to 3 min. or until melted. Sprinkle with cilantro.
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Makeover - How We Did It

This delicious made-over version of beef enchiladas can save you 190 calories and 18g of fat, including 6g of sat fat, per serving. These savings are the result of using extra-lean beef and decreasing the amount, adding peppers, and using KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese.

Cooking Know-How

Corn tortillas are typically fried in oil to prevent cracking, but in this healthful version the tortillas are warmed in the microwave before using to minimize cracking.

Servings

  • 2 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Not only can these delicious low-calorie enchiladas help you and your family eat right, but they're also both a good source of calcium from the cheese and rich in vitamin C from the colorful peppers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 910mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 5g
Protein 24g
   
Vitamin A 40 %DV
Vitamin C 70 %DV
Calcium 50 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Kristen.hussey8 |

    The salsa part was a little weird. I found myself missing real enchilada sauce, but I guess salsa is healthier. Overall, would make again.

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