Beef & Rice Enchilada


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 427.4
  • Total Fat: 16.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,527.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.4 g
  • Protein: 24.0 g

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Submitted by: M.M.BROWN


Yummy filling meal for Mexican night! Yummy filling meal for Mexican night!
Number of Servings: 10


    1 lb ground trukey (93% lean)
    1 small onion chopped
    1 clove of garlic pressed
    1 6oz can tomato paste
    3/4 c water
    1 c cooked brown rice
    3 c reduced fat cheddar cheese or mexican blend
    1 1/2 tsp oregano
    1 tsp garlic salt
    1 tbsp chili powder
    pinch of red pepper (optional)
    10 - 12 flour tortillas (low carb, heart healthy)
    8 oz salsa
    1 can enchilada sauce


Cook ground turkey with onion & garlic until no longer pink. Add tomato paste, water, cooked rice, 2 c cheese, salsa and seasonings. Stir to mix well. Cook over low heat until thickens. Meanwhile, spread 1/4 cup enchilada sauce in bottom of 13 x 9 pan that has been coated with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup meat mixture onto tortilla and roll. Place enchiladas seam side down into pan. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas and top with 1 c cheese. Bake at 350 for 10- 20 min. Makes 10- 12 enchiladas.
We like to top them with lettuce, tomato, green onions and cilantro for an authentic look and taste. Also a tbsp of low fat sour cream and extra salsa if you like.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user M.M.BROWN.


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  • This is a great recipe! Definately a keeper! Thanks for sharing! - 3/10/09

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  • I had errands to run yesterday so I left my boyfriend with the recipe and everything laid out for him. He complained that it took to long, and it was turkey NOT beef... BUT when all was said and done, he was surprised that he REALLY liked them!As he didn't think he would! Will def make again! - 1/27/09

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  • This was a great recipe. My fussy 14-year old ate it with no complaints. I froze some too for use later. - 1/21/09

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  • This was great!!! I added a can of black beans to "stretch" the recipe! YUMMY!!! Thank you!! :) - 1/20/09

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  • Great enchiladas!!! My 3 yrs old love them. They are very filling. - 1/15/09

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  • This was AWESOME! It made a lot more than I originally expected, but the leftovers tasted good too! - 1/14/09

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  • Where's the beef? lol
    Sounds good, can't wait to try it! - 1/13/09

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  • WOW! Yummy! My husband loved it, my son asked for seconds, and then thirds (which he did not get) and my 3 yr old daughter ate almost half (she is my picky eater). Great recipe, have passed it on to friends! - 1/12/09

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  • This was an easy and fantastic meal! My entire family enjoyed it! - 1/12/09

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  • This was fantastic! This will definitely be made more in my house! - 1/8/09

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