Lean Bean Enchilada Supreme Recipe – By Trich
(As seen on Dr. Oz’s Calorie-Cutting Challenge) The Winning Recipe
Trish prepared this bean enchilada recipe which contains nearly 300 less calories compared to the traditional recipe dish, she has used cabbage leaves as an alternative for tortilla wraps and that’s was the secret..
Along with the low calories in cabbage leaves, it also contain some good compounds for killing cancer
12 big cabbage leaves
1 big chopped onion
1 tbsp of chili powder
1 teaspoon of cumin
3 chopped garlic cloves
1 cup of cooked quinoa
2 cups of drained and rinsed black beans
1 cup of fire roasted chopped tomatoes
1/3 cup 1% cottage type cheese
3/4 cup of shredded 2% cheese, mexican blend or monterey jack
3/4 cup of enchilada sauce
Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
Spray the baking pans with non-stick spray.
Add 4 cups of water in a large saucepan and bring to boil.
Remove core from cabbage and properly remove 12 leaves.
Take away from the heat.
Place cabbage leaves in water until soft ( takes around 5-10 min).
Use tongs to remove cabbage leaves and put leaves in paper towels.
Spray the skillet with non-stick spray.
Sauté onions over medium heat for around 6 minutes.
Add garlic, cumin, black beans, quinoa and chili powder.
Cook for an additional 3 minutes (while stirring often)
Remove from heat.
Add chopped tomatoes and cottage cheese and mix them well.
Add 1/4 cup of enchilada sauce to the bottom of the pan and Spread it evenly
Fill each cabbage leaf with an equal amount of filling (approximately 1/3 cup each).
Fold enchilada and put seam-side into baking pan.
Repeat with all of the cabbage leaves.
Pour the remaining enchilada sauce evenly over enchiladas.
Top with shredded cheese.
Cover with aluminum foil and cook for about 15 minutes or until bubbly on the top.
The Traditional Enchilada contains 609 calories, Trish’s Enchiladas contains only 345 calories
Ming: 9 Gail: 9 John: 10
Trish was the winner with her Lean Bean Enchilada Supreme