Mexican Blend Cheese
|Net Carbs info||0.5g||1.6%|
|Diab. Net Carbs info||0.5g||—|
Queso Fresco (Mexican White Cheese)
|Net Carbs info||0.8g||2.8%|
|Diab. Net Carbs info||0.8g||—|
Serving Size 1 ENCHILADA (2.35 OZ) 689 Servings Per Container 112 TORTILLA ( WATER, WHOLE GRAIN CORN MASA (STONEGROUND WHOLE GRAIN CORN MASA FLOUR, CELLULOSE GUM, TRACE OF LIME)].
|Corn tortilla||Flour tortilla|
|Carbs||20 grams||22 grams|
|Protein||3 grams||4 grams|
|Fat||1 gram||4 grams|
The three cheeses mentioned above ( Cheddar cheese , Monterey jack , and Colby cheese) taste perfect for a Mexican cheese blend, but you can incorporate your favorite cheese if you like!
Grilled proteins are typically some of the lowest-calorie foods at a Mexican restaurant, as long as they’re paired with smart side dishes. Choose grilled seafood, chicken or steak with a side of black beans or grilled or sauteed vegetables .
Mexican Food : Making Healthier Choices Fish first. Fish (when it’s not fried) is often the lowest in fat and saturated fat of the meat choices. Stick with soft tortillas. Skip the sour cream. No cheese, please. Guacamole is good for you. Go for grilled. Add fajita veggies. Skip the chips.
Mexican Restaurant Chips & Salsa: 572 calories for 5.5 ounces. That’s about 60 chips , so if you ate half of that, it’d be about 280 calories . Yeast Rolls from a Restaurant : 227 calories per roll.
Typically, enchiladas are not what one considers “healthy.” They’re loaded with a lot of heavy, saturated fat and refined carbs that make them something you don’t want to eat on THE REG.
Calories in Enchiladas with beans and rice
|Total Carbohydrate||20.2 g|
Best: Enchiladas These are Mexican comfort food, but they’re waistline-friendly. Corn tortillas are wrapped around a filling and baked in a chili sauce. The chicken or veggie version has only about 300 calories. Order the kind with red or green sauce.
|Total Carbohydrates :||33g|
As a result, you can easily consume 1000 calories or more depending on how your meal is prepared. For example, consider any of the small entrees above. If you consume only one beef taco (310 calories), plus rice (about 100 calories ) and refried beans ( 210 calories ), you’re already at 620 calories.