Healthy Chicken Enchiladas
These healthy chicken enchiladas are a delicious and nutritious meal option. Packed with flavor and loaded with protein, they are sure to satisfy your cravings. Made with lean chicken breast, fresh vegetables, and a homemade enchilada sauce, these enchiladas are a healthier twist on a classic favorite. Serve them with a side of brown rice or a salad for a complete and balanced meal.
Nutrition Per Serving
- 2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
- 1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 cup corn kernels
- 1/2 cup diced bell peppers
- 1/2 cup diced onions
- 1/2 cup shredded cheese
- 8 whole wheat tortillas
- 1 cup enchilada sauce
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, black beans, corn kernels, bell peppers, onions, and shredded cheese.
- Warm the tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds to make them more pliable.
- Divide the chicken mixture evenly among the tortillas, spooning it onto the center of each tortilla.
- Roll up the tortillas tightly and place them seam-side down in a baking dish.
- Pour the enchilada sauce over the rolled tortillas, making sure to cover them completely.
- Sprinkle the chopped cilantro and sliced green onions over the top.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the enchiladas are heated through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Serve hot and enjoy!
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