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Chili Cheese Black Bean Enchiladas

Recipe: Chili-Cheese Black Bean Enchiladas

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 12-ounces ground buffalo (or turkey or lean beef)
  • 3/4 cup bottled salsa
  • 1/3 cup (3 ounces) block-style fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat extra sharp cheddar cheese, divided
  • 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1 (10-ounce) can enchilada sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add ground buffalo, onion, and sauté 4 minutes or until meat is browned. Stir in cumin, oregano, chili powder, garlic, beans and cook 2 minutes, stirring mixture frequently.
  3. Stir in salsa, and cook 1 minute. Remove from heat, and add cream cheese and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, stirring until cheese melts.
  4. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spread 1/3 cup enchilada sauce in bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Spoon about 1/3 cup black bean mixture down center of each tortilla, and roll up. Arrange enchiladas, seam sides down, crosswise in dish. Pour remaining enchilada sauce evenly over enchiladas, and sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheddar.
  5. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Number of servings (yield): 6

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