Cheesy Enchilada Protein Pasta

Spicy, delicious, packed with protein, and QUICK! This Lean Body Enchilada Pasta recipe is great for meal prep, travel-friendly, and guaranteed to get everyone around you salivating!

• 2 Cups Water
• 6oz Whole Wheat Pasta
• 2 Teaspoons Chili Powder
• 14.5 oz Diced Tomatoes (No Salt Added)
• 10 oz Low Sodium Black Beans
• 11 oz Kernel Corn (No Salt Added)
• 2 lbs Chicken Breast
• 1 Cup (32g) Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese

1. Take out a large stove top pan and turn your burner on High Heat

2. Add in your Water, Pasta, Chili Powder, Diced Tomatoes, and Enchilada Sauce

3. Mix everything together and bring it to a boil

4. Once it starts to boil turn your burner down to Low-Medium heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes while occasionally stirring it

5. After 15 minutes add in your Black Beans, Corn, and Chicken (or protein of your choice)

6. Mix everything around and keep those ingredients on the heat for 3 minutes

7. After 3 minutes mix in your Cheese until it’s melted

Tips: Top your dish with some chopped up green onions!
Keep this in the fridge and it’ll last around 7-10 days!

About the Author: Becca Mitchell

Becca Mitchell is a Certified Personal Trainer, Self Love Advocate, and Mom of 2. She’s the owner of Becca Mitchell Fitness, specializing in finding balance in fitness, food, and every day life. Becca’s passions lie in helping women find a fitness and nutrition plan that works for their individual goals, and learning how to embrace the beauty and messiness of life through self-care and self-love. With food as one of her self-proclaimed Love Languages, and as a mom of 2 small children, she learns creative (and delicious!) ways to make her family’s favorite meals out of healthy, fueling ingredients.

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