Monday, March 14, 2011

Mexican Meatless Monday

it's monday again and i have another meatless yet high protein meal. this time, it's mexican inspired.

E and i love enchiladas and i "beefed" these up with black beans, feta, and shredded cheese. these enchiladas pack 30 grams of protein per serving - wow! the next time you are craving mexican, try these meatless enchiladas, you won't miss the beef, promise. i recommend topping with guacamole, it's delicious!

Black Bean Enchiladas
serves 4

15 oz black beans, drained and rinsed
4 oz crumbled feta
3 cups brown rice
4 oz tomato sauce (with onions, garlic, and cilantro)
2 tsp goya adobo with cumin
1 tsp mexican oregano
1 tsp chipotle chili powder
4 whole wheat tortillas
4 wedges queso fresco and chipotle laughing cow cheese
1 cup salsa
1 cup shredded mexican cheese

preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
stir together beans, feta, rice, tomato sauce, and spices.
spread laughing cow cheese onto each tortilla.

spoon bean mixture onto tortilla and roll up.
place seam-side down into greased baking dish.
pour salsa over tops of tortillas and sprinkle with cheese.

bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.

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