3 1⁄2 cups pinto beans (cooked, or 2-15 ounce low sodium cans) 1⁄2 cup cheese, reduced fat Monterey Jack 1 tablespoon chili powder 8 flour tortillas (6 inch) salsa (optional)
1. Place beans in a large bowl and mash coarsely with a fork or potato masher; stir in chili powder.
2. Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel. Microwave on high for 45 seconds, or until tortillas are soft and warm.
3. Divide bean mixture among tortillas and spread down center of tortilla. Sprinkle cheese on bean mixture.
4. Roll tortillas to enclose mixture.
5. Spray a 9"x13" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray
6. Place enchiladas, seam side down, into baking dish.
7. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until heated through.
8. Serve warm with salsa.
Per recipe: $2.15
Per serving: $0.54
Arizona Nutrition Network, Healthy Lifestyles 2003
In the Kitchen with Chef Stephanie Green