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Shrimp Enchiladas

Shrimp Enchiladas

   

Shrimp EnchiladasShrimp Enchiladas


Recipe Details:
This diabetes-friendly recipe is for a delicious shrimp enchiladas – a traditional Mexican dish that is quick and easy to cook and great addition to your dinner menu.


Ingredients:
  • Uncooked medium shrimp (peeled and deveined) – 25-30
  • Bell pepper (chopped) – 1
  • Sweet onion – one half
  • Whole wheat tortillas – 5
  • Low fat mozzarella cheese – 1/3 cup
  • Low fat cheddar cheese (shredded) – 1/3 cup
  • Enchilada sauce – ¼ cup
  • Extra-virgin olive oil – 1 tbsp.
    Recipe Directions:
    Step 1
    Heat the olive oil in a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat.
    Step 2
    Put in the shrimp and cook while stirring until pink. That can take about 4 minutes. Then put the cooked shrimp to a bowl and set aside.
    Step 3
    Add the onion and bell pepper into the frying pan and cook for about 5 minutes until onion is translucent. Add the mixture of pepper and onion to the bowl with shrimp and set aside.
    Step 4
    Place tortillas, 1 at a time, into a clean frying pan and fry over medium-low heat until they brown a little.
    Step 5
    Divide the shrimp mixture into 5 portions. Put each portion of the shrimp mixture down the center of each tortilla, roll up the tortillas, and put them into a baking dish.
    Step 6
    Place 1 tbsp. of enchilada sauce on each tortilla. After that, evenly sprinkle the tortillas with the mozzarella and cheddar.
    Step 7
    Preheat the oven to 350 F. Pu the baking dish in the oven and bake until cheese melts (about 15-20 minutes). Then, remove the dish from the oven, let it cool a bit, serve and enjoy!


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