Healthy Enchilada Recipes

Throw a fiesta from the comforts of your own home any night of the week with these easy-to-make, healthy enchilada recipes and casseroles.

Easy Enchiladas

Photo: José Picayo

Easy Enchiladas

Known for their creamy sauces and savory fillings, enchiladas are a dinnertime favorite. Use our healthy, lighter versions for a Mexican-inspired meal that the whole family will enjoy.

First up are Beef and Black Bean Enchiladas. Full of protein and only 343 calories per serving, these enchiladas are savory and satisfying. You can make all the components ahead of time and simply assemble the enchiladas before baking.

View Recipe: Beef and Black Bean Enchiladas

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Trade the traditional enchilada sauce for a creamy, cheesy topping on this Mexican chicken casserole recipe. Your family will never know they’re enjoying a lightened meal.

View Recipe: Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

Pork and Plantain Enchiladas with Black Bean Puree

Photo: Johnny Autry

Pork and Plantain Enchiladas with Black Bean Puree

The sweetness from the plantains tames the spicy pork in this enchanting enchilada dish.

View Recipe: Pork and Plantain Enchiladas with Black Bean Puree

Chicken Enchiladas

Photo: Johnny Autry

Chicken Enchiladas

Use the freshest tortillas you can find for this dish since older ones tend to dry out and crack even when they’re moistened in the flavorful sauce.

View Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas

Tortilla Chip Casserole

Photo: Brian Woodcock

Tortilla Chip Casserole

This casserole retains all the full-flavor of the popular chicken comfort dish but with lighter ingredients.

View Recipe: Tortilla Chip Casserole

Enchilada Casserole

Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor

Enchilada Casserole

Make a hearty, healthy Mexican casserole the whole family will enjoy. Substitute ground turkey and chicken broth instead of beef, if desired.

View Recipe: Enchilada Casserole

Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce

Photo: Johnny Autry

Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce

Smother these meatless enchiladas with a spicy Ranchero Sauce for an easy dinner tonight.

View Recipe: Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Photo: Johnny Autry

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This Tex-Mex chicken enchilada casserole is a delicious dinner option when you’re craving Southwestern-style comfort food.

View Recipe: Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Green Chile-Chicken Enchiladas

Photo: Randy Mayor

Green Chile-Chicken Enchiladas

A New Mexican favorite, this enchilada sauce gets its mild kick from fresh Anaheim chiles—long, slender, pale green peppers. Prepare the sauce and the chicken mixture up to two days ahead, and refrigerate separately until reach to assemble the enchiladas.

View Recipe: Green Chile-Chicken Enchiladas

Black Bean, Corn, and Zucchini Enchiladas

Photo: Randy Mayor

Black Bean, Corn, and Zucchini Enchiladas

Prepare the enchilada sauce for this Mexican-inspired dinner a few days ahead of time, and refrigerate.

View Recipe: Black Bean, Corn, and Zucchini Enchiladas

Swiss Enchiladas

Photo: Randy Mayor

Swiss Enchiladas

Take a twist on a traditional Mexican dinner for an exciting meal the family will love. Add a dash of cumin or paprika to the onions, if you’d like.

View Recipe: Swiss Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

Photo: Randy Mayor

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

A squeeze of lime juice and bottled green salsa brighten the flavor of these hearty, yet mild enchiladas.

View Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

Speedy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Speedy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Rotisserie chicken and pre-chopped vegetables make this a quick casserole–perfect for a mid-week meal.

View Recipe: Speedy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Creamy Spinach-Mushroom Skillet Enchiladas

Photo: Randy Mayor

Creamy Spinach-Mushroom Skillet Enchiladas

This vegetable enchilada dish is perfect for Meatless Mondays and provides a unique way to incorporate more vegetables into your healthy diet.

View Recipe: Creamy Spinach-Mushroom Skillet Enchiladas

Turkey Enchiladas

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Turkey Enchiladas

These easy enchiladas are a wonderful way to use up cooked turkey or chicken. Serve with sliced tomatoes and Mexican rice for a well-rounded meal.

View Recipe: Turkey Enchiladas

Printed from:
http://www.cookinglight.com/food/recipe-finder/healthy-enchilada-recipes-00412000081524/