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Cheese Enchiladas with Rice and Beans

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Cheese Enchiladas with Rice and Beans

Spicy two-cheese enchiladas served with rice and beans.

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Serves 4

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4 ounces jack cheese
4 ounces cheddar cheese
8 green onions
8 flour tortillas
1 cup salsa
2 cups water
2 ounces yellow bell pepper
2 ounces red bell pepper
2 ounces orange bell pepper
2 ounces green bell pepper
1 cup canned diced tomatoes
2 cups instant rice
1 dash dried cilantro
1 cup refried beans
2 ounces onion
1 spritz non-stick cooking spray

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  1. Spray a rectangular baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grate cheeses and blend together. Set one quarter of the cheese aside.
  3. Chop green onions and mix with the larger portion of cheese.
  4. Divide mixture and spread down the center of each tortilla. Rollup tortillas and place in baking pan, seam down.
  5. Pour salsa over the top and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 15 minutes or until bubbly and hot in the middle.
  6. While enchiladas bake, warm beans in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring often.
  7. Place water in a saucepan for rice, turn burner on to high heat. Dice bell peppers and add to water with canned tomatoes.
  8. When water reaches boiling, stir in rice, reduce heat to low and cover.
  9. When rice has absorbed all the moisture, serve with enchiladas and beans topped with diced onion.
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Nutritional information for Cheese Enchiladas with Rice and Beans

Calories: 470.5
Calories from Fat: 178

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 56.5mg 19%
Sodium 871mg 36%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 18%
Dietary Fiber 8g 33%
Sugars 5.5g ~
Protein 22.5g 45%
Vitamin A 43% Iron 21%
Vitamin C 180% Calcium 54%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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