Enchilada Lasagne combines chilli, gooey cheese and soft tortillas. A great slimming friendly recipe for those following any diet plan like Weight Watchers or counting calories!
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This Enchilada Lasagne is full of tasty veg – you can also serve it with some extra veg or salad, but it really is a whole meal in itself!
You can make it as spicy or mild as you like – just add more or less chilli!
This Enchilada Lasagne makes a rich and indulgent tasting meal – it’s great to serve for the whole family, or as part of a dinner party!
This Enchilada Lasagne is soooo much easier to make than standard enchilada’s – there’s no messing about trying to roll the wraps up, and the layering is very straight forward!
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How many Calories are in this Enchilada Lasagne?
There are 662 Calories per portion in this Enchilada Lasagne, which means it falls into our Weekly Indulgence category.
You could easily cut the portion size in half, and serve it with an accompaniment to cut the amount of calories down!
This Enchilada Lasagne is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets is this Enchilada Lasagne suitable for?
This Enchilada Lasagne recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Weight Watchers Wraps
- Worcestershire Sauce
- Stock Cubes
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Enchilada Lasagne recipe?
You need to count 13 Points per portion of this Enchilada Lasagne recipe.
It’s super tasty and filling for so you could easily serve half a portion and enjoy it with extra vegetables or a side salad!
How to make Enchilada Lasagne
Making this dish is really easy! Here’s a summary;
- Brown the mince and vegetables
- Add the other sauce ingredients and simmer until rich and delicious
- Layer up in a lined spring form tin
- Top with cheese and bake until golden and bubbly
- Serve with your choice of accompaniment from the list below.
What should you should serve with Enchilada Lasagne?
This Enchilada Lasagne is really a meal in itself, but it would go really well with any of the following dishes:
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
Do you need any special ingredients to make Enchilada Lasagne?
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This Enchilada Lasagne is really simple to make, and doesn’t need any special ingredients.
There are a couple of cookware we use to make this Enchilada Lasagne…
We also used a Deiss Grater to finely grate the cheddar. This grater makes a little cheese go a very long way, but watch out – It’s VERY sharp!
Can you cook Enchilada Lasagne another way?
You can cook the mince in the slow cooker, but you’ll still need to bake this dish in the oven to melt the cheese.
Slow Cooker: Brown the mince in a saucepan, and then place all of the ingredients for the mince sauce (as per the recipe below) into the slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours. You may need to reduce the sauce down by leaving the lid off and letting it bubble until thick. Alternatively you could simmer in a saucepan until reduced.
How do you know when Enchilada Lasagne is cooked?
The mince should be cooked until it has a thick and rich sauce – this will take around 25 minutes.
You should cook this Enchilada Lasagne until the cheese is golden and bubbling. This will take around 25 minutes.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Enchilada Lasagne in the fridge?
You should ideally eat this Enchilada Lasagne within a 30 minutes of cooking.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Enchilada Lasagne in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze Enchilada Lasagne?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
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From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.
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Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
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