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Fiesta Beef Enchiladas


Fiesta Beef Enchiladas

Fiesta Beef Enchiladas

Cook Time 35 minutes

Prep Time 15 minutes

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

1 pound 95% lean ground beef
1/2 cup sliced green onions
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 cup cooked white or brown rice
1-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes, divided
3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend or Cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 cup salsa or picante sauce
12 (6- to 7-inch) corn tortillas
1 can (10 ounces) mild or hot enchilada sauce
1 cup shredded romaine lettuce

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray 13X9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Brown ground beef in medium nonstick skillet 6 to 8 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring to separate meat. Drain fat. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  3. Add rice, 1 cup tomatoes, corn, 1/2 cup cheese and salsa to meat mixture; mix well. Spoon mixture down center of tortillas. Roll up; place seam side down in prepared dish. Spoon enchilada sauce evenly over enchiladas.
  4. Cover with foil; bake 20 minutes or until hot. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese; bake 5 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with lettuce and remaining 1/2 cup tomatoes.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 enchiladas (1/6 of total recipe)
Fiber 4 g
Carbohydrate 43 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Saturated Fat 5 g
Total Fat 11 g
Calories from Fat 30 %
Calories 341
Protein 17 g
Sodium 465 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 2
Vegetable 2
Starch 2
Fat 1

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