Healthy High Protein Enchiladas

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This is one of my favorite ways to have Mexican food while keeping it healthy and delicious!

Healthy High Protein Enchiladas:

  • 1lb ground turkey
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 16oz ricatta cheese
  • 1: 15oz can diced tomatoes and chilies (drained)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (Mexican blend, cheddar, any type you like)
  • Frontera Enchilada sauce (2 packs)
  • 6: 8-10 inch soft tortilla (look for 130 calories per tortilla or less, if possible)

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 350*F, spray a 9×13 inch baking dish with non-stick spray.

Brown the ground turkey in a pan and then add taco seasonings (follow directions on taco seasoning packet).  In a large bowl, mix ricotta cheese with tomatoes and chilies, then mix in 3/4 cup of the shredded cheese.  Pour enough enchilada sauce to cover the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Scoop even amounts of ground turkey and ricotta cheese mixture into a tortilla.  Roll tortilla and place it in the pan “seem-side” down.  Repeat 5 more times.  Pour the rest of the enchilada sauce over the rolled & filled tortillas.  Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup of shredded cheese on top.  Bake in oven for 20 minutes.

Serve with a side of sliced and sautéed bell pepper and onions.

*These enchiladas are also awesome reheated the next day as leftovers!

 

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