Anasazi Enchiladas

Anasazi Enchiladas

These baked enchiladas are made with Anasazi beans and seasoned with cilantro, cumin and three cheeses.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
cups Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes (from 28-oz can), undrained
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
2
teaspoons honey
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper
2
cups cooked dried Anasazi beans or pinto beans or 1 can (15 to 16 oz) pinto beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
teaspoon ground cumin
6
flour tortillas (8 inch)
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
1/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (1 oz)
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. In blender or food processor, place tomatoes, onion and garlic. Cover; blend on high speed about 1 minute until smooth.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, place tomato mixture, 2 tablespoons of the cilantro, the honey and red pepper. Cook uncovered over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir together beans, ricotta cheese, bell pepper, cumin and remaining cilantro.
  4. Spread 1/2 cup of the tomato sauce in baking dish. Spoon 1/2 cup of the bean mixture on 1 side of each tortilla. Roll tortillas around bean mixture. Place tortillas, seam sides down, on tomato sauce in baking dish. Spoon remaining tomato sauce over top; sprinkle with cheeses.
  5. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until tomato sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Although these beans have a unique name and beautiful striated color when raw, they taste like pinto beans when cooked. You can use pinto beans instead of Anasazi beans, if you like.
How-To
Plan ahead. Making this recipe with dried Anasazi beans takes time because the beans need to rehydrate as well as cook.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 90 ),
  • Total Fat 10 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 22 mg;
  • Sodium 540 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 53 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9 g,
  • Protein 18 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.