Chicken & Bean Enchiladas
PREP 10 MIN•COOK 50 MIN
Your favorite enchiladas just got a whole lot healthier. Dan has tweaked the recipe to use lean chicken, spinach tortillas, plus beans and corn for protein and fiber. Add a side of greens for a balanced meal.
Number of servings
1 tin of diced tomatoes (400g tin)
1⁄2 cup (125ml) chicken stock
1 tsp Mexican spice mix (a mix of ground cumin, paprika & chilli) or to taste
salt & pepper, to taste
1⁄2 olive oil spray
1⁄2 onion diced
1⁄2 red pepper deseeded & diced
175g minced chicken
1⁄2 tsp Mexican spice mix (a mix of ground cumin, paprika & chilli)
1⁄4 cup (30g) frozen corn kernels
1⁄4 tin of black beans (400g tin) drained & rinsed
2 spinach tortillas or wraps, small (40g ea) (or gluten free) or wholegrain tortillas
1⁄2 cup (60g) cheddar cheese grated
2 sprigs of fresh coriander leaves picked
Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6 and spray a rectangular oven-proof dish with oil and set aside.
Combine all sauce ingredients in a medium saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning.
Spray a non-stick frypan with oil, add onion and red pepper and cook over medium heat for 7-8 minutes or until onion has caramelised.
Add chicken and continue to cook for another 6 minutes.
Add Mexican spice, corn and beans and cook for another 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Add a few spoons of sauce to the chicken mix and stir through.
Divide chicken mixture between tortillas and roll up.
Place a few spoons of sauce in prepared dish, spreading around to cover the bottom.
Add tortillas, seam side down and cover with remaining sauce.
Scatter over cheese, cover with oil sprayed foil and bake for 20 minutes. Remove foil, return to the oven and cook for a further 5 minutes or until cheese is golden.
Rest for 5 minutes before dividing between plates and topping with coriander to serve.
1930 kJ / 460 cals
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