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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

Skinny Chimichangas
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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.


  • 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



  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.

Prep Time: 25 minutes - Cook Time: 45 minutes Yield: 4 servings
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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