Weight Watchers Recipes

WW enchilada casserole


For the Enchilada Sauce:

  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Casserole:

  • 1 lb extra-lean ground turkey or chicken
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn kernels, drained
  • 1 cup salsa (choose a lower sugar option)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese

Optional Toppings:

  • Sliced green onions
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Fat-free Greek yogurt or light sour cream


For the Enchilada Sauce:

  1. Prepare Sauce: In a blender or food processor, combine diced tomatoes, chicken or vegetable broth, tomato paste, ground cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth. Set aside.

For the Casserole:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Cook Ground Turkey or Chicken: In a large skillet, cook the ground turkey or chicken over medium heat until browned. Add chopped onion, minced garlic, and diced bell pepper. Cook until the vegetables are softened.
  3. Add Black Beans and Corn: Stir in the drained and rinsed black beans and drained corn kernels. Mix well.
  4. Season and Add Salsa: Season the mixture with ground cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Add salsa and stir to combine. Simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Assemble the Casserole: In a greased baking dish, layer half of the tortillas, followed by half of the turkey or chicken mixture. Repeat the layers.
  6. Pour Enchilada Sauce: Pour the prepared enchilada sauce evenly over the casserole.
  7. Top with Cheese: Sprinkle the reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese over the top.
  8. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Optional Toppings: Once out of the oven, top the casserole with sliced green onions, chopped fresh cilantro, and a dollop of fat-free Greek yogurt or light sour cream if desired.
  10. Serve: Slice and serve the Weight Watchers Enchilada Casserole.


  • Tortillas: Use small whole wheat tortillas to keep the dish lower in SmartPoints.
  • Cheese: Opt for reduced-fat shredded cheese to cut down on points.
  • Portion Control: Be mindful of portion sizes to stay within your desired point range.

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