Chimichangas by Ellipse

Chimichangas by Ellipse

Hi Everyone,

Looking for a spicy recipe that the whole family will enjoy?  This is a terrific recipe for to swap out for the traditional deep-fried chimichanga that you can order at your favorite restaurant!  Instead of deep-frying, you simply assemble the burrito, spray it with cooking spray, and brown it in the oven.  This method leaves the shell nice and crunch without all the added fat and calories!

Chimichangas by Ellipse

1 Package of Extra Lean Ground Turkey

1 Can Fat Free Refried Beans

1 Package of Low Carb Tortillas

1 Jar of Salsa

5 Kraft Fat Free single cheese slices

Pam Cooking Spray

Garnish of Lettuce & Tomato

Directions:  Lightly spray cooking pan with PAM cooking spray and brown Ground Turkey.  When turkey is completely browned, add 1 jar of thick and chunky type salsa.  Simmer for about 5 minutes.  Meanwhile spread a thin layer of refried beans in the middle of each tortilla, top with 1/5 of turkey mixture, and one slice of fat free cheese.  Fold in four side of tortilla and place seam side down on cookie sheet.  Spray lightly with PAM cooking spray and place in oven at 375 for about 15 minutes or until shells look slightly crisp.  Top with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, and fat free Greek yogurt.

Recipe = 5 servings

Total Calories: 321   Carb=25g Prot=43g Fat=4.1g

Tiffany’s Tip:  I like to turn the broiler on for the last 1 or 2 of cooking to allow the shells to brown just a little on the top.  A great topping is a little Greek Yogurt…..use it like sour cream!  Tons of protein and very few calories!

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