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Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas

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Why Opt for Our Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas?

Delicious and guilt-free, our Weight Watchers chicken enchiladas offer a delightful blend of flavors without the worry of exceeding your daily points. Let’s explore the reasons you should make these enchiladas a staple in your repertoire.

Quick and Convenient Preparation: This chicken enchilada recipe is a lifesaver on busy days. With straightforward steps, you can have a mouthwatering dish ready in under an hour.

Creamy Sensation with Low-Fat Goodness: Our enchiladas achieve creaminess through a blend of low-fat sour cream and a zesty homemade salsa verde. The salsa, combined with low-fat cheese, creates a luxurious texture without compromising on health. This flavorful combination ensures that every bite is as satisfying as it is delicious.

All the Mexican Flavors, Fewer Points: Indulge in your favorite Mexican flavors without the unnecessary points. Our recipe allows you to savor the essence of enchiladas without compromising your Weight Watchers journey.

Ingredients Needed:

Whole wheat tortillas

Skinless, boneless shredded chicken (cooked according to your preference)

Fat-free sour cream

Shredded mozzarella cheese

White onion

Garlic clove

Oil

Salt and pepper to taste

How To Make This:

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350F.

Sauté chopped onion and garlic in oil until soft. Add homemade salsa verde and sour cream, reserving half for later.

Mix shredded chicken into the pan, season with salt and pepper, and cook for an additional five minutes.

Place chicken mixture onto whole wheat tortillas, sprinkle with cheese, and roll up. Arrange in a baking dish.

Cover enchiladas with the reserved salsa verde and sour cream mixture. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella cheese.

Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and bubbly. Serve hot and enjoy!

Variations and Substitutions:

Experiment with different proteins like beef, pork, or tofu.

Opt for lower-fat or vegan cheese and sour cream alternatives.

Adjust salsa verde spiciness by modifying the green chili quantity.

Try substituting sour cream with Greek yogurt for a healthier twist.

Tips and Tricks for Perfect Chicken Enchiladas:

To prevent sticking and enhance flavor, add a layer of salsa to the bottom of the baking dish. This keeps the enchiladas moist and flavorful.

Microwave Method: For a quicker alternative, use a microwave-safe casserole dish and microwave pre-cooked enchiladas for 5-7 minutes.

FAQs Related to Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas:

Can I use store-bought salsa in a hurry?

Yes, but remember to check the WW app for potential points.

Can I substitute sour cream with Greek yogurt?

Absolutely! Greek yogurt offers a low-fat, high-protein alternative with a tangy flavor that complements the dish.

Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas

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Recipe by admin Course: AppetizersCuisine: Mexican
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

388

kcal
Total time

45

minutes

Easy and Flavorful WW Friendly Chicken Enchiladas.

Ingredients

  • 1-pound chicken cutlets

  • 1.5 cups red enchilada sauce

  • 12 street corn tortillas

  • ½ cup shredded lite Mexican cheese

  • Taco Seasonings:
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 2 teaspoons onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon cumin

  • ½ teaspoon oregano

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Sprinkle taco seasonings over chicken cutlets and bake for 15 minutes, flipping halfway, until fully cooked.
  • Let chicken cool for 3 minutes, then shred with a hand mixer.
  • Grease a casserole dish, spread ½ cup enchilada sauce on the bottom.
  • Mix remaining 1 cup enchilada sauce with shredded chicken. Set aside.
  • Microwave tortillas in groups of three for 30 seconds.
  • Spoon chicken mixture into each tortilla, roll them up, and place them in the casserole dish, seam side down.
  • Sprinkle cheese evenly over enchiladas. Bake for 10 minutes until cheese melts and sauce heats up.

Nutrition Facts

  • Total number of serves: 3
  • Calories: 388kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Protein: 34g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 81mg
  • Sodium: 1212mg
  • Potassium: 630mg
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Iron: 3mg

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