Kid-Friendly Chicken Enchiladas with Black Beans and Corn

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Kid-Friendly Chicken Enchiladas with Black Beans and Corn

Simple Cooking with Heart brings you this kid-friendly Mexican dinner recipe the kids will love to help make it and eat!

It's bursting with vitamins, minerals and fiber but most importantly, it tastes amazing.

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   3 torillas per serving

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, all visible fat discarded, cooked, cooled, and shredded
  • 1 15.5-ounce can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 10 ounces frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed OR
  • 1 15.25-ounce can no-salt-added corn, rinsed and drained
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder, divided use
  • 12 6-inch whole-wheat or corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1 14.5-ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Put the chicken in a large bowl. Stir in the beans, corn, and 1 teaspoon chili powder.
  3. Put six tortillas on a large cutting board or clean, flat surface. Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture down the center of the tortillas, stopping about 2 inches from the edges. Roll up and place with the seam side down in the baking dish, securing with a toothpick if desired.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining 2 teaspoons chili powder, tomato sauce, and sour cream. Pour on top of the tortillas.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until heated through.

Cooking Tip: For a quicker meal, use 2 cups shredded chicken from half of a rotisserie chicken or two 10-ounce cans salt-free white meat chicken, drained.

Tip: To get the kids involved, ask them to help measure, stir, shred, and assemble.

Keep it Healthy: Be sure to buy salt-free chili powder.

Tip: To quickly warm the tortillas, wrap them in 2 to 3 damp paper towels. Microwave on 100% power (high) for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until warmed. Be sure to warm the tortillas just before you are ready to stuff and roll them. Warmed tortillas will bend much more easily than ones at room temperature, which can tear easily.

Nutrition Facts

Kid-Friendly Chicken Enchiladas with Black Beans and Corn

CaloriesCalories

485 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

41g Per Serving

FiberFiber

12g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$2.36

Nutrition Facts

Calories 485
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Sodium 499 mg
Total Carbohydrate 81 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Sugars 13 g
Protein 41 g

 

Simple Cooking with Heart brings you this kid-friendly Mexican dinner recipe the kids will love to help make it and eat!

It's bursting with vitamins, minerals and fiber but most importantly, it tastes amazing.

Nutrition Facts

Kid-Friendly Chicken Enchiladas with Black Beans and Corn

CaloriesCalories

485 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

41g Per Serving

FiberFiber

12g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$2.36
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Calories 485
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Sodium 499 mg
Total Carbohydrate 81 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Sugars 13 g
Protein 41 g

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   3 torillas per serving

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, all visible fat discarded, cooked, cooled, and shredded
  • 1 15.5-ounce can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 10 ounces frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed OR
  • 1 15.25-ounce can no-salt-added corn, rinsed and drained
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder, divided use
  • 12 6-inch whole-wheat or corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1 14.5-ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Put the chicken in a large bowl. Stir in the beans, corn, and 1 teaspoon chili powder.
  3. Put six tortillas on a large cutting board or clean, flat surface. Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture down the center of the tortillas, stopping about 2 inches from the edges. Roll up and place with the seam side down in the baking dish, securing with a toothpick if desired.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together the remaining 2 teaspoons chili powder, tomato sauce, and sour cream. Pour on top of the tortillas.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until heated through.

Cooking Tip: For a quicker meal, use 2 cups shredded chicken from half of a rotisserie chicken or two 10-ounce cans salt-free white meat chicken, drained.

Tip: To get the kids involved, ask them to help measure, stir, shred, and assemble.

Keep it Healthy: Be sure to buy salt-free chili powder.

Tip: To quickly warm the tortillas, wrap them in 2 to 3 damp paper towels. Microwave on 100% power (high) for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until warmed. Be sure to warm the tortillas just before you are ready to stuff and roll them. Warmed tortillas will bend much more easily than ones at room temperature, which can tear easily.