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Cheesy Shrimp Enchilada Bake Recipe


Enchilada with cheese, shrimp and vegetables
Serves 2 People


  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Onion and Garlic Mix
  • 4 chipotle chiles, finely diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 3 corn tortillas, halved
  • 3/4 cup Broccoli and Red Bell Pepper Mix
  • 1 cup Lime Shrimp
  • 1 cup 75% fat-free cheddar (4 oz), shredded


Heat oven to 375°.

Onion and Garlic Mix: Finely dice 3 large onions and 5 cloves garlic. Heat a heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat. Add 1 tbsp oil. Cook garlic and onion, stirring occasionally, until soft, 6 minutes.

Broccoli and Red Bell Pepper Mix: Finely dice 1 head broccoli and 3 large red bell peppers, seeded and cored. Heat a heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat. Add 1 tbsp oil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables turn slightly brown, 3 minutes.

Lime Shrimp: Combine in a bowl: 1 lb large shrimp, shelled (tails removed), deveined and coarsely chopped; 1 cup chopped cilantro; and juice of 1 1/2 limes. Toss until shrimp are coated.

Sauce Combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl.

Enchiladas Pour 3/4 cup sauce into the bottom of a 10″ baking dish. Press both sides of tortillas into sauce, then place 3 tortilla halves on top of sauce. Add half of Broccoli and Red Bell Pepper Mix, half of Lime Shrimp and half of cheese. Layer on remaining 3 tortilla halves, Broccoli and Red Bell Pepper Mix and Lime Shrimp. Pour remaining 1 1/4 cups sauce and cheese over shrimp. If not eating immediately, cover tightly and freeze. Otherwise, bake 20 minutes, covered with foil. Remove foil; bake until cheese bubbles, 10 minutes more.

To reheat Bake, covered with foil, at 400° for 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake until cheese bubbles, 5 minutes more.

The Skinny

489 calories per serving, 11.9 g fat (3.8 g saturated), 47 g carbs, 7 g fiber, 48 g protein

Reference: 2009

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Dr. Laura Dronen

Dr. Dronen graduated in 2001 from Northwestern Health Sciences University with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. She enjoys treating families including children of all ages, pregnant women and those suffering from injuries (car accidents, work injuries, or sports injuries).