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Healthy Enchilada Dip

Need a healthy appetizer recipe for game day or a party? Look no further than this healthy enchilada dip. It’s made with ground beef, two types of beans, and enchilada sauce.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
Author: Lee Funke
Yield: 6 servings 1x
Category: Appetizer
Method: Stove-Top
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground meat (beef, chicken, turkey, or bison)
  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced (~1 cup diced)
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup northern white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • 1.5 cups enchilada sauce
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 large avocado, sliced (for topping)

Instructions

  1. First, preheat oven to high broil. Then, brown 1/2 pound of ground meat in a 10 inch cast iron skillet. Drain fat and set meat aside.
  2. Next, heat 1.5 tablespoons of olive oil over medium/high heat in the same cast iron skillet. Add in minced garlic, diced sweet potato, and red onion and sauté for 7-10 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are almost cooked all the way through.
  3. Add in black beans, white beans, sweet corn, enchilada sauce, and the cooked meat and bring to a slight boil. Take off heat and sprinkle on shredded cheese.
  4. Place cast iron skillet in the oven for 1 minute in order to melt the cheese. Remove and top with sliced avocado and fresh cilantro.
  5. Serve with tortilla chips.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6
  • Calories: 228
  • Sugar: 3
  • Fat: 12
  • Carbohydrates: 18
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 13

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