Skinny Chimichangas

This is a GREAT light Mexican recipe for those watching their waistlines > Skinny Chimichangas

Skinny Chimichangas

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 45 min

Skinny Chimichangas


1/2 pound ground lean turkey 
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
One 8-ounce can tomato sauce
2 tablespoons chopped mild green chiles
1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
Four 8-inch fat-free flour tortillas


1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a nonstick baking sheet with nonstick spray.

2. Spray a nonstick skillet with nonstick spray; set over medium-high heat. Add turkey, onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano and cumin. Cook, breaking up the turkey with a wooden spoon until browned, about 6 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce and chiles; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until the flavors are blended and the mixture thickens slightly, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cheddar.

3. Meanwhile, wrap the tortillas in foil and place in the oven to warm for 10 minutes.

4. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the filling into the center of each tortilla. Fold in the sides, then roll to enclose the filling. Place the chimichangas, seam-side down, on the baking sheet. Lightly spray the tops of the tortillas with nonstick spray. Bake until golden and crisp, about 20 minutes. Do not turn.


*Top these chimichangas with your favorite salsa, sour cream and guacamole for extra calories, of course).

Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1 chimichanga
Calories per serving: 172
Fat per serving: 3.75g
Saturated Fat per serving: 1g
Sugar per serving: 4.75g
Sodium per serving: 674mg
Fiber per serving: 3g
Protein per serving: 9.75g
Cholesterol per serving: 10.5mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 25.75g

WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 4 Old Points Program: 3

SOURCE:: (via Weight Watchers: Take Out Tonight)

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