Are you craving a flavorful and satisfying meal that won't compromise your health goals? Look no further! We have the perfect recipe for you: delicious and healthy enchiladas. Packed with ground turkey, black beans, corn tortillas, red bell peppers, and of course, enchilada sauce, these enchiladas are not only gluten-free but also rich in protein and balanced carbs. Get ready to indulge in a filling and nutritious meal that will leave you wanting more!
Dare to Choose Healthier Enchiladas!
Enchiladas are a beloved Mexican dish known for their rich flavors and comforting qualities. However, traditional enchiladas can be heavy on calories and add many unhealthy ingredients. By making a few simple swaps, you can transform this classic dish into a guilt-free delight.
To make these healthier enchiladas, you will need the following ingredients:
- 1 pound of ground turkey
- 1 tbsp avocado oil
- 1 red bell pepper diced
- 1 onion diced
- 3 garlic cloves diced
- 1tsp cumin
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 bag of frozen corn (10-12 oz)
- 1 4 oz can of diced green chilis
- 4 corn tortillas cut into strips
- 1 cup of enchilada sauce I use Frontera Enchilada Sauce
- 1/2 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese
- Optional toppings: diced avocado, chopped cilantro, plain greek yogurt (perfect alternative to sour cream with protein!)
Follow these simple steps to create your own mouthwatering and nutritious enchiladas:
- Preheat a large skillet with the avocado oil
- Add diced onions and bell peppers and saute for 4 minutes or until softened
- Add in the ground turkey over medium heat until browned. Make sure to break it up into small pieces as it cooks.
- Add the garlic, green chilis, cumin and salt and pepper to the browned meat
- Next, add the black beans, frozen corn and enchilada sauce to the skillet and stir everything together. Cook for another 2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Add the strips of corn tortillas and carefully stir
- Last add the shredded cheese and Serve!
Now, sit back, take a bite, and savor the explosion of flavors in every mouthful. These enchiladas are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a nourishing meal that will keep you satisfied and energized.
With this healthier twist on enchiladas, you can enjoy a classic Mexican dish without compromising your health goals. By using ground turkey, black beans, corn tortillas, and vibrant red bell peppers, you create a meal that is both delicious and nutritious. So why wait? Gather your ingredients, follow the simple steps, and indulge in a guilt-free feast that will leave you feeling satisfied and nourished!
Fat 22.4 g
Carbs 40.1 g
Protein 43.5 g