Red Chile-Cheese Enchiladas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 244.5
  • Total Fat: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 25.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,169.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 15.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    *Adapted from Cooking Light

    3/4 cup fat-free cottage cheese
    2/3 cup (2 1/2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
    2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    2 cups red enchilada sauce
    Cooking spray
    6 (6-inch) corn tortillas
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat extrasharp cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 400°.
Place cottage cheese in a food processor; process 1 minute or until smooth. Combine cottage cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, onion, and salt, stirring well.

Spread 1/4 cup Enchilada Sauce in bottom of an 8 x 8-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Arrange 2 tortillas over sauce, overlapping slightly. Spread 1/2 cup cottage cheese mixture evenly over tortillas; top with 1/2 cup Enchilada Sauce. Repeat the layers once with 3 tortillas, remaining cottage cheese mixture, and 1/2 cup Red Chile Sauce. Arrange remaining 2 tortillas over sauce, overlapping slightly; spoon remaining 3/4 cup Red Chile Sauce over tortillas. Sprinkle evenly with cheddar cheese. Cover and bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes or until cheese melts. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 4 squares.

Makes 4 4x4 inch square servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLM624.