Better-than-Ever Beef Enchiladas
Better-than-Ever Beef Enchiladas

Better-than-Ever Beef Enchiladas

45 Min(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
20 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Enjoy extra-lean ground beef and fresh veggies in these Better-Than-Ever Beef Enchiladas from My Food and Family. This Healthy Living take on hearty beef enchiladas is a recipe that's perfect for a simple and delicious weeknight meal.
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2 servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings
1/4 lb. extra-lean ground beef
1/2 cup each chopped green and red peppers
4 corn tortillas (6 inch)
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
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.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
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.
Tip 2
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.
Tip 3
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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.00g
Saturated Fat 5.00g
Trans Fat 0.00g
Cholesterol 55.00mg
Sodium 910.00mg
Total Carbohydrates 38.00g
Dietary Fibers 6.00g
Sugars 5.00g
Protein 24.00g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
2 servings
* 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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