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High Protein Enchilada Pasta Recipe

High Protein Enchilada Pasta

Looking for an easy meal prep recipe? This High Protein Enchilada Pasta recipe has great macros, simple ingredients, and just enough kick!
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: enchilada, healthy, pasta
Servings: 6 Bowls
Calories: 483kcal
Cost: $7.50

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Ingredients

  • 16 Ounces Water
  • 6 Ounces Pasta - Whole Wheat
  • 2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 14.5 Ounces Diced Tomatoes - No Salt Added
  • 10 Ounces Enchilada Sauce - Low Sodium
  • 15 Ounces Black Beans - Reduced Sodium
  • 11 Ounces Corn - No Salt Added Whole Kernel
  • 2 Pounds Chicken Breast - or Protein of Your Choice
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese - Reduced Fat

Instructions

  • Take out a large stovetop pan and turn your burner on High heat
  • Add in your Water, Pasta, Chili Powder, Diced Tomatoes, and Enchilada Sauce
  • Mix everything together and bring it to a boil
  • Once it starts to boil turn your burner down to Low-Medium heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes while occasionally stirring it
  • After 15 minutes add in your Black Beans, Corn, and Chicken (or protein of your choice)
  • Mix everything around and keep those ingredients on the heat for 3 minutes
  • After 3 minutes mix in your Cheese until it’s melted

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Notes

Calories in the WHOLE recipe:
  • Calories: 2898
  • Fat: 62g
  • Saturated Fat: 18g
  • Sodium: 2604mg
  • Carbs: 294g
  • Fiber: 54g
  • Sugar: 49g
  • Protein: 291g
 
Calories in each bowl (if you make 6):
  • Calories: 483
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 434mg
  • Carbs: 49g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Sugar: 8.1g
  • Protein: 48.5g

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 48.5g | Fat: 10.3g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 434mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8.1g