Reduced-Fat Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas
Reduced-fat enchiladas sound like a bad idea, right? Wrong.
Why This Recipe Works
Too often, a reduced-fat or reduced-calorie dish also suffers from a reduction in flavor. We were determined to avoid this trap when we replaced full-fat cheese with reduced-fat cheese and chicken thighs with chicken breasts in our Reduced-Fat Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas. The answer is a flavorful infusion of chipotles in adobo, a high-impact ingredient that lends smokiness, spiciness, sweetness, and tang to the tomato-based sauce. A quick 1-minute zap in the microwave softens the tortillas just enough to make them pliable.
Traditional Chicken Enchiladas have 560 calories, 31 g of fat, and 17 g of saturated fat per serving. Our Cook’s Country Reduced-Fat Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas have 340 calories, 11 g of fat, and 4.5 g of saturated fat per serving.
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