Eating For Life - Mom's Chicken Enchiladas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 276.3
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,409.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.6 g
  • Protein: 26.1 g

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Number of Servings: 16


    8 portions chicken breast (about 2 lb)
    1 large onion
    4 T fresh cilantro, chopped
    17 oz. can chopped green chilis -or- 2 jalapeno
    2 28oz cans green enchilada sauce
    16 whole grain tortillas
    2 C reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
    4 C lettuce shredded
    1 C salsa
    1 C light sour cream
    32 jumbo black olives, sliced


1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly coat a 9" x 13" baking dish with cooking spray.

2. Boil chicken breastsin water about 15 minutes. Drain, cool, and shred with 2 forks. Set aside.

3. Lightly coat skillet with cooking spray. Saute onion, cialntro and green chilis (or jalapeno) over medium high heat for 2 minutes. add chickenand 1 can of enchilada sauce. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes.

4. Pour the remaining 2 cans of enchilada sauce into a pie plate and warm in microwave for about 2 minutes. Dip each tortilla in the sauce, fill with 1/8 chicken mixture, roll up, and place in baking dish seam side down.

5. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 15 minutes.

6. Divide lettuce among plates. Place a portion of enchiladas on top. Top with salsa, sour cream, and olives.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user POWRMOM.

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family and I LOVE these!! They make enough for plenty of leftovers!! - 5/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    This is a GREAT recipe - the whole book is awesome - but the nutritional information listed here is errant. The recipe makes 8 servings, not 16. Notice it calls for 8 PORTIONS of chicken (1 portion = 1 serving). - 1/17/12

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