Sunday, June 9, 2013

BBQ Pulled Pork Enchiladas



I love enchiladas. I actually consider them comfort food. I don't make them often anymore because they aren't the most diet friendly dish. I have however, been craving them like crazy lately so I had to give in to my craving! I mixed up one of my favorite enchilada recipes using leftover bbq pulled pork that we had last night and let me tell you....they were a hit!


BBQ Pulled Pork Enchiladas
Makes 8 Enchiladas
WW PP=4
Cal 211, Fat 6.5g, Carbs 22.1, Fiber 10g, Protein 13.3g

Ingredients
2 cups cooked and shredded boneless pork loin
1/2 cup BBQ Sauce (I use Stubbs)
8 flour tortillas (I used low carb mission wheat)
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/4 cups reduced fat shredded Mexican cheese blend
1 1/2 cups red enchilada sauce
1 can chopped green chilies



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13-inch pan with nonstick spray.

Mix pulled pork with BBQ Sauce, cayenne pepper, salt, and green chilies. Mix well.

Add 1/2 cup of enchilada sauce to your baking dish. Spread it around so it coats the entire bottom of the dish.

Assemble the enchiladas by spooning 1/4 cup of the pork mixture down the middle of your tortilla. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of the pork. Wrap the tortilla around the filling tightly and place it seam-side-down in the pan. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling until you have finished filling 8 tortillas. Place the tortillas side-by-side in the dish.

Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the top of the stuffed enchiladas. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Remove pan from the oven and take off the foil. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top; return to the oven and let the cheese melt (about 5 minutes).

Garnish with any other additional toppings of your choice. Enjoy!

12 comments:

  1. They really sound great, I love pulled pork:@)

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  2. Yum! I'm totally craving pulled pork now!

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  3. What an awesome idea! These sound absolutely delicious :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  4. Thanks for linking to What'd You Do This Weekend? Hope to see you next week. Great recipe.

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda
    Tumbleweed Comtessa

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  5. Delicious looking idea! I'd love for you to bring this to Tuesday's Table - http://zentmrs.blogspot.com/2013/06/tuesdays-table-for-june-11-2013-and.html

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  6. I love shredded pork in Mexican dishes! However, I have never made it at home. We smoke pork loins and butts all of the time so this will be the perfect recipe for us. Thanks so much for sharing this on the BBQ Block Party!

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  7. Looks and sounds great. Thanks for posting on the Tried and True Recipe Party! http://rediscovermom.blogspot.com/2013/06/tried-and-true-recipes-16.html

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  8. Aaah, I am loving the use of shredded pork AND bbq sauce in this recipe - sounds fabulous. This dish would certainly be a man-pleaser around my house, pinning this right now. :) Thanks for sharing at #GetHimFed Friday, hope you have a nice week!

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  9. Not long ago, I googled recipes for BBQ pulled pork, because I had a lot left over from making sandwiches. This recipe was a huge hit with my husband, and I'm making it for the 3rd or 4th time tonight. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. I'm so glad you and your husband enjoyed it!

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