Healthy Chicken Enchilada with Quinoa

Being from Louisiana, I love food. Okay, let me be clear… I don’t just love food, I love good food. Bold flavors. Things that wake the taste buds and can satisfy cravings. That’s honestly why meal prepping is so difficult, because when you are craving something, most healthy options just don’t go the distance when it comes to resolving your craving. But that’s exactly what this Healthy Chicken Enchilada with Quinoa does. So please, enjoy!

 

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Chicken Enchilada & Quinoa Casserole
This healthy chicken enchilada recipe is sure to hit all the flavors and senses that you'd expect from a traditional Mexican dish.
Healthy Chicken Enchilada with Quinoa casserole
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Passive Time 1 hour
Servings
people
Ingredients
Healthy Chicken Enchilada with Quinoa casserole
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet, cook the chicken breast until no pink remains. Place into an oven safe dish.
  3. Add in the uncooked quinoa, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, garlic, onion, jalapeno, water, enchilada sauce, chili powder, cumin, -- and salt/pepper to taste. Stir to combine. Cover the dish and place into the oven for 1 hour, or until the liquid is all absorbed into the mixture.
  4. Remove the lid and stir everything again. Taste and adjust seasoning (if necessary). Top with cheese, green onions and cilantro.
Recipe Notes

1 Serving - 437 calories, 48.6g of carbs, 9.3g of fat, and 37.8g of protein.

If this recipe is too carb heavy for your liking, you can omit the can of corn to save 7.5 carbs per serving.

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