Weight Watchers Friendly Mexican Chimichangas

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This Weight Watchers Mexican Chimichangas Recipe with ground turkey, onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, green chilies, cheddar cheese, and tortillas, is one of my favorite recipes ever and it takes no time to be ready on the table.

Weight Watchers Friendly Mexican Chimichangas

The recipe makes 4 servings

2 Points™ per serving

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HOW DO I MAKE MY MEXICAN CHIMICHANGAS RECIPE?

1. First, prepare a baking tray and spray it with Pam cooking spray. And put it aside.

2. Preheat oven to 400° F

3. Prepare a non-stick skillet with Pam cooking spray. Place on stove on medium/high heat. Then add onion, garlic, turkey, chili powder, cumin, and oregano to the skillet. Cook until the turkey is browned (about 6 minutes).

4. Break up the turkey while cooking.

5. Stir in chilies and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil. Until the sauce thickens slightly, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese.

6. In a preheated oven, wrap tortilla chips in tin foil and heat for about 10 minutes.

7. Place half a cup of mixture in the center of the tortilla, fold in the sides, and roll to close. Then place the seam side down on the baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas. Must lightly spray the top of each tortilla with cooking spray.

8. In a preheated oven, bake for 20 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

Mexican Chimichangas Ingredients

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ lb ground turkey breast
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp dried cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp mild green chilies chopped
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • ⅓ cup shredded cheddar cheese – reduced-fat
  • 4 (8 inches) fat-free flour tortilla

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. First, prepare a baking tray and spray it with Pam cooking spray. And put it aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400° F
  3. Prepare a non-stick skillet with Pam cooking spray. Place on stove on medium/high heat. Then add onion, garlic, turkey, chili powder, cumin, and oregano to the skillet. Cook until the turkey is browned (about 6 minutes).
  4. Break up the turkey while cooking.
  5. Stir in chilies and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil. Until the sauce thickens slightly, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese.
  6. In a preheated oven, wrap tortilla chips in tin foil and heat for about 10 minutes.
  7. Place half a cup of mixture in the center of the tortilla, fold in the sides, and roll to close. Then place the seam side down on the baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas. Must lightly spray the top of each tortilla with cooking spray.
  8. In a preheated oven, bake for 20 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.
Yield: 8

Weight Watchers Friendly Mexican Chimichangas

Weight Watchers Friendly Mexican Chimichangas

This Weight Watchers Mexican Chimichangas Recipe is only 2 points per serving and 95 calories per serving.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ lb ground turkey breast
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp dried cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp mild green chilies chopped
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • ⅓ cup shredded cheddar cheese – reduced-fat
  • 4 (8 inches) fat-free flour tortilla

Instructions

  1. First, prepare a baking tray and spray it with Pam cooking spray. And put it aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 400° F
  3. Prepare a non-stick skillet with Pam cooking spray. Place on stove on medium/high heat. Then add onion, garlic, turkey, chili powder, cumin, and oregano to the skillet. Cook until the turkey is browned (about 6 minutes).
  4. Break up the turkey while cooking.
  5. Stir in chilies and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil. Until the sauce thickens slightly, reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in cheese.
  6. In a preheated oven, wrap tortilla chips in tin foil and heat for about 10 minutes.
  7. Place half a cup of mixture in the center of the tortilla, fold in the sides, and roll to close. Then place the seam side down on the baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the tortillas. Must lightly spray the top of each tortilla with cooking spray.
  8. In a preheated oven, bake for 20 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

Notes

The recipe makes 8 servings

2 Points™ per serving

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 95Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 242mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 11g

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