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    Baked Turkey and Jack Cheese Chimichanga

    Source of Recipe

    WW Post

    Recipe Introduction

    POINTS« Value | 5 Servings | 8 Preparation Time | 20 min Cooking Time | 30 min Level of Difficulty | Moderate

    List of Ingredients

    2 serving cooking spray (5 one-second sprays per serving)
    1/2 pound uncooked ground turkey breast
    16 oz fat-free canned refried beans
    8 oz salsa
    4 1/2 oz canned green chili peppers, mild, drained and diced
    1 tsp chili powder
    3 Tbsp scallion(s), thinly sliced
    1 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
    8 large burrito-size wheat flour tortilla(s)
    1 cup salsa
    1/2 cup fat-free sour cream

    Recipe

    Preheat oven to 350║F. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Coat a 13 X 9 X 2-inch baking dish with cooking spray.


    Add turkey to skillet and cook over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Drain any excess liquid from pan and then add beans, 8 ounces of salsa, chili peppers, chili powder and scallions. Cook until heated through, about 3 minutes; stir in cheese.


    Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil; warm in oven for 10 minutes.


    Assemble chimichangas by spooning about 1/2 cup of turkey mixture onto each tortilla; fold in sides and roll up.


    Place chimichangas in prepared baking dish. Bake uncovered until tortillas are crisp and brown, about 20 minutes. Serve each topped with 2 tablespoons of additional salsa and 1 tablespoon of sour cream.


    Flavor Booster: Mexican and Central American food stores often sell epazote, a pungent herb with an anise taste similar to cilantro. Sprinkle 1 tbsp chopped fresh epazote or cilantro over the finished dish.

 

 

 


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