Chicken Enchiladas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 357.8
  • Total Fat: 18.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.4 mg
  • Sodium: 964.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 20.6 g

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Submitted by: BUDGETMOM
Chicken Enchiladas

Introduction

Leftover cooked chicken is great for this. Substitute homemade flour tortillas if desired. These are very rich. I recommend a simple salad of shredded lettuce, tomatoes, corn, jalapenos and salsa topped with a dollop of plain yogurt on the side. Follow with coconut macaroons for desert. Leftover cooked chicken is great for this. Substitute homemade flour tortillas if desired. These are very rich. I recommend a simple salad of shredded lettuce, tomatoes, corn, jalapenos and salsa topped with a dollop of plain yogurt on the side. Follow with coconut macaroons for desert.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 cups cooked diced chicken breast
    6 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
    1 (2.25 oz) can sliced black olives, drained
    2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
    dash salt
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    6 Tortillas

    SAUCE:
    1 medium onion, diced
    1/2 green pepper, diced
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
    1 (4 oz) can chopped green chilis
    2 teaspoons chili powder
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Tips

Serves 6 people well.


Directions

Combine first seven ingredients, reserving a little cheese (about 3/4 cup). Divide evenly among 6 tortillas. Roll up and place, seam side down, in a square baking pan.

For sauce, in a skillet, saute onion and green pepper in oil until tender. Add tomato sauce, green chilis, chili powder, sugar and garlic powder; mix well. Pour over tortillas. Cover with foil.

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and return to the oven for 10 minutes, uncovered.





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  • THIS RECIPE LACKED SOMETHING... - 10/2/09

    Reply from BUDGETMOM (4/15/10)
    Really? I just made these again and they are absolutely delicious! Maybe you forgot something...


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