healthy inside out chicken enchiladas recipe



1/2 cup refried beans

1/4 tsp. chili powder

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1/2 tsp. ground cumin

1/4 tsp. salt

1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese

Four 5-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness

1/8 tsp. black pepper

1/4 cup red enchilada sauce

1/4 cup chopped scallions

Optional toppings: light sour cream, sliced black olives, fresh cilantro


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray an 8″ X 8″ baking pan with nonstick spray.

Place beans in a medium bowl. Add chili powder, 1/4 tsp. cumin, and 1/8 tsp. salt. Mix well. Stir in 1/4 cup cheese.

Season chicken with pepper, remaining 1/4 tsp. cumin, and remaining 1/8 tsp. salt. Evenly distribute bean mixture between the centers of the cutlets.

Carefully roll up each chicken cutlet over the mixture. Secure with toothpicks. Place cutlets in the baking pan. Pour sauce over chicken, and top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

Cover pan with foil.

Bake for 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and cheese has melted.

Top with scallions.



1/4th of recipe (1 enchilada): 250 calories
7g total fat (2.5g sat fat)
519mg sodium
7g carbs
5 – Smartpoints
2g fiber
0.5g sugars
37.5g protein

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes