Smart Chimichangas Recipe

Looking for an easy Smart Chimichangas recipe? Learn how to make Smart Chimichangas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by krussadams

Makes 7 servings



Light version of baked chimichangas

Recipe Ingredients for Smart Chimichangas

1/2 small onion - chopped
1 tbsp garlic salt
1 cup salsa
1 1/2 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp.ground cumin
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
2 cups chicken
256 g (1 cup) Refried Beans, Traditional
7 Smart & Delicious Gourmet Tortillas

Recipe Directions for Smart Chimichangas

  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, sauté onion and garlic in oil/butter until tender; stir in salsa, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and salt; fold in chicken/turkey; remove from heat and set aside.

  2. Working with one tortilla at a time, spoon 2 Tablespoons of beans down the center of each tortilla; top with a scant 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture.

  3. Fold the top and bottom of the tortillas toward the center, then roll up the sides.

  4. Secure with wooden toothpicks or pieces of spaghetti noodles if necessary.

  5. Place chimichangas in a 13" X 9" X 2" baking pan, seam side down.

  6. Spray all sides of the chimichangas with a light coating of cooking spray.

  7. Bake in a 450 degree oven for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp, turning after 10 minutes.

Categories

Chicken

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 158.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
161
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
635mg
26%
Potassium
259mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
20.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
9.9g
40%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
19.1g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 6% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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