Skinny Chipotle Black Bean & Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

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Lewis Ross Modified: March 23, 2022
Skinny Chipotle Black Bean & Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

How To Make Skinny Chipotle Black Bean & Turkey Enchiladas

Black beans and chili are a welcome and healthy addition to these filling turkey enchiladas served with a perfectly spicy chipotle and tomato sauce.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



For Meat Filling Mixture:

  • 1lbextra lean ground turkey
  • 15½ozblack beans,(1 can) drained and rinsed
  • ozgreen chilies,(1 can) chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • ¼cuponion,chopped
  • ¼cilantro,chopped
  • 2tspchili powder salt
  • 8low carb whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1cupreduced fat Mexican cheese,shredded

For Enchilada Sauce:

  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2tbspchipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • cupstomato sauce
  • ½tspchipotle chili powder
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ¾cupfat free chicken broth
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. For the enchilada sauce, spray cooking spray in medium saucepan and saute the garlic.

  2. Add chipotle chilis, chili powder, cumin, chicken broth, tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce the heat to low and simmer 5 to 10 minutes. Set aside.

  4. In a large skillet, brown the turkey meat and season with salt. Add the onion, garlic, black beans, cilantro, green chilis, diced tomatoes, cumin and chili powder. Mix well and simmer on low about 20 minutes.

  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare the 9×13-inch by spraying with non stick spray.

  6. To assemble, put a half cup of turkey mixture into each tortilla and roll up. Place with the seam down in the pan.

  7. Top with enchilada sauce and cheese, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

  8. Top with low fat sour cream, scallions or cilantro if desired.


  • Calories: 516.99kcal
  • Fat: 14.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.26g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 65.10g
  • Fiber: 11.05g
  • Sugar: 5.64g
  • Protein: 32.65g
  • Cholesterol: 56.63mg
  • Sodium: 787.21mg
  • Calcium: 289.11mg
  • Potassium: 1275.85mg
  • Iron: 5.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 90.66µg
  • Vitamin C: 44.28mg
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