Enchilada Pie Recipe

pstrongYield: 8 servings/strong/p
h3Ingredients: /h3
ul
li1 pound lean ground turkey breast /li
li1/2 cup onion, chopped /li
li4 ounces (1 can) tomato sauce /li
li1 teaspoon chili powder /li
li1/2 teaspoon cumin /li
li1/4 teaspoon salt /li
li1/4 teaspoon pepper /li
li6 whole wheat tortillas /li
li3 ounces low-fat shredded Cheddar cheese/li
livegetable cooking spray /li
li1/2 cup water /li
/ul
h3Preparation: /h3
ol
liCook ground turkey and onion in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until browned, stirring to crumble. /li
liDrain and pat dry with paper towels. /li
liReturn meat to skillet; stir in tomato sauce and seasoning. /li
liContinue to cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. /li
liLayer tortillas, meat sauce, and cheese in a 2-quart casserole dish coated with cooking spray. /li
liPour water over top. /li
liCover and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Serve hot. /li
/ol

pemRecipe reviewed by Dietitian Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD LD/em/p
pstrongFood Exchanges per serving/strong: 2 medium-fat meat exchanges + 1 vegetable exchange
/ppstrongNutritional Information:/strong (about 157 calories, 16 grams protein, 7 grams fat, 6 grams carbohydrate per serving)
/pp Source: The ALL NEW Cookbook for Diabetics and Their Families by WHOM

/pp class="small-note"In the event that you find that this recipe is not appropriate for diabetics, please contact us and we will review your suggestions./p

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