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Skinny Chimichangas

This is an excellent skinny chimchanga recipe. It is baked, instead of deep-fried. The chimchangas comes out crispy with a moist and flavorful filling.

Recipe for Skinny Chimichangas – This is an excellent skinny chimchanga recipe. It is baked, instead of deep-fried. The chimchangas comes out crispy with a moist and flavorful filling.

Skinny Chimichangas
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Skinny Chimichangas
Prep Time:
25 minutes
Cook Time:
45 minutes
Total Time:
1 hour, 10 minutes

This is an excellent skinny chimchanga recipe. It is baked, instead of deep-fried. The chimchangas comes out crispy with a moist and flavorful filling.

Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1⁄2 lb ground turkey breast
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1⁄2 tsp ground cumin
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp mild green chili pepper, chopped
  • 1⁄3 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 in fat-free flour tortillas
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray a nonstick baking sheet with nonstick spray; set aside.
  3. Spray a medium nonstick skillet with nonstick spray; set over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the turkey, onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano, and cumin.
  5. Cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon until browned, about 6 miuntes.
  6. Stir in the tomato sauce and the chiles; bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until the flavors are blended and the mixture thickens, slightly, about 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheddar cheese.
  9. Meanwhile, wrap the tortillas in foil and place in the oven to warm for 10 minutes.
  10. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the filling into the center of each tortilla.
  11. Fold in the sides, then roll to enclose the filling.
  12. Place the chimichangas, seam-side down, on the baking sheet.
  13. Lightly spray the tops of the tortillas with nonstick spray.
  14. Bake until golden and crisp, about 20 miuntes.
Nutrition information
Calories per serving: 452 kcal
Fat per serving: 15g
Saturated fat per serving: 4g
Carbs per serving: 56g
Protein per serving: 24g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Sugar per serving: 6g
Sodium per serving: 1148mg
Cholesterol per serving: 46mg

This is an excellent skinny chimchanga recipe. It is baked, instead of deep-fried. The chimchangas comes out crispy with a moist and flavorful filling. #mexicanfood #texmex #skinnytexmex

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Nutrition Information Compiled From VeryWell.com
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