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Healthified Beef Enchilada Pie

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54% less sat fat • 52% less fat • 29% fewer calories than the original recipe. ab your sombrero, and tote this made-for-a-crowd dish to your next potluck fiesta.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb extra-lean (at least 93%) ground beef
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce
1/2
cup Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn, thawed, drained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon chili powder
5
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (from 11 oz package)
1
cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
Fat-free sour cream, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Reserve 1/4 cup enchilada sauce; set aside. Add remaining enchilada sauce, corn and chiles to beef mixture. Stir in cumin and chili powder. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
  • 2 Spray 9-inch round (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place 1 tortilla in casserole; top with about 3/4 cup of the beef mixture and 3 tablespoons of the cheese. Repeat layers 3 times. Top with remaining tortilla, the reserved enchilada sauce and the remaining cheese.
  • 3 Bake, uncovered, 30 to 40 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted. Cool 5 minutes. Serve with sour cream.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 120
  • Fat Reduced By 12g
  • Sodium Reduced By 350mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
790mg
790%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

The Original vs. Healthified

Live Better America lets you enjoy your favorite dishes without worry or guilt. Our nutritionists switch ingredients, reduce amounts and use other kitchen tricks to turn the original recipes into Healthified recipes that are good and good for you.

Before After
1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef 1 lb extra-lean (at least 93%) ground beef
2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz) 1/2 cup Green Giant® Niblets® frozen corn, thawed, drained
Sour Cream, if desired 1 teaspoon chili powder
1 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
Fat-free sour cream, if desired
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
410 (before)
290 (after)
Sodium
 
 
1140 mg (before)
790 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
23 g (before)
11 g (after)

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

This casserole size holds the layered enchiladas together better than a larger casserole.

Ground turkey can be used instead of the ground beef, if you prefer.

Any variety of reduced-fat cheese can be substituted for the Mexican blend.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
790mg
790%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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