Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce

40 min. 8 serv.
10 ratings

It’s a healthy twist on a delicious Mexican meal. By replacing your flour tortilla with zucchini, you can eat enchiladas guilt-free.

Low Fat / Low Carb icon Gluten Free icon
CALORIES: 160

Ingredients

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1/2 Can Pumpkin Puree
1/2 Can Tomato sauce
1/2 Cup Greek yogurt, low fat
1/3 Cup vegetable broth, low sodium and gluten-free
2 Garlic cloves, minced
3 Tbsp Chili powder
2 Tsp Cumin powder
1/2 Tsp Red pepper flakes
salt and black pepper, to taste

Filling

1 Tsp Olive oil
1/2 White onion, diced
1 Jalapeno, seeded and minced
2 Garlic cloves, minced
3 Cups Chicken breast, cooked and shredded
salt and black pepper, to taste
6 Zucchini, sliced with mandolin or peeler
1 Cup Monterey Jack, optional
1 Cup Mozzarella cheese, optional
Pinch Parsley, garnish

Directions

Did you know?

Pumpkin is rich in fiber, which slows digestion, keeping you feeling fuller longer. There’s seven grams of fiber in a cup of canned pumpkin which is more than what you’d get in two slices of whole-grain bread.

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