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.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 2 servings
1/4 lb. extra-lean ground beef
1/2 cup each chopped green and red peppers
3/4 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa, divided
1/2 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
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.
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.
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.
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 11g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 38g
Dietary Fibers 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.