White Bean Enchiladas



4 servings.

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 378
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 17 g
Carbohydrate 60 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 17 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 437 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


6 tomatillos, husked
13 (6-inch) corn tortillas, divided
1 cup water
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons canned vegetable broth, undiluted and divided
1 cup coarsely chopped green leaf lettuce
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 (4 1/2-ounce) cans chopped green chiles
Vegetable cooking spray
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained
2 1/2 cups cooked brown rice (cooked without salt or fat)
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese


Place tomatillos on a large baking sheet; bake at 500° for 7 minutes.

Place 1 tortilla on a baking sheet; bake at 300° for 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp. Break into pieces.

Place tomatillos, tortilla pieces, 1 cup water, 1/2 cup broth, and next 4 ingredients in container of an electric blender; cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Transfer mixture to a saucepan; cook over low heat until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat; set aside, and keep warm.

Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; saute until tender. Add remaining 2 tablespoons vegetable broth and beans; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and mash beans; stir in brown rice and cheeses.

Dip 1 tortilla in tomatillo mixture; spoon 1/3 cup rice mixture down center of tortilla, and roll up. Place, seam side down, in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining 11 tortillas, tomatillo mixture, and rice mixture. Spoon remaining tomatillo mixture over tortillas. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes.

Oxmoor House Cooking Light Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 1996
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