Healthy Beef Enchiladas Recipe

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Delicious Heart Healthy Beef Enchiladas

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Servings: 12


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  • 1/2 pound 95% lean beef
  • 1 chili pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups diced tomato
  • 1/4 large white onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 cups (16 oz) fat free sour cream
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 12 high fiber tortillas
  • 1/4 cup light white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice


  1. Preheat oven to 300°
  2. Lightly coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray and cook brown beef over medium heat until browned. Add peppers, tomato, onion and garlic and sauté until onions become translucent.
  3. Reduce heat to low. Stir in black beans. Season with cumin, paprika, chili powder and cayenne. Add 1 cup of sour cream and mix gently. Cover and remove from heat.
  4. In a food processor, blend remaining cup of sour cream and avocado in food processor, until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Lightly coat casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon beef and bean mixture into tortillas and roll. Place enchiladas into dish, and top with avocado sauce and cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.Serve with brown rice.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 143g
Recipe makes 12 servings
Calories 168  
Calories from Fat 50 30%
Total Fat 5.62g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.99g 8%
Trans Fat 0.18g  
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 94mg 4%
Potassium 377mg 11%
Total Carbs 21.44g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 11%
Sugars 1.63g 1%
Protein 8.59g 14%
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  • I made this recipe the other night for my family and it was a hit. Absolutely LOVED it! :o)
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    • ShaleeDP
      July 7, 2014
      Enchiladas are very nice to eat together with meat and fish... i like this recipe.

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