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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Looking for an easy Cheesy chicken enchilada recipe? Learn how to make Cheesy chicken enchilada using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by msgearhart

Makes 6 servings



These are very good and you don't miss the fat. They are 6 points per serving. Feel free to use leftover cooked chicken or two (6-ounce) packages of cooked chicken breast strips in this recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Cheesy chicken enchilada

1 cooking spray, 1 spray
8 ounces Velveeta reduced fat cheese product, reduced-fat processed cheese product
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
1/4 cup fat-free evaporated milk
1/4 cup scallion, green part only, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3 cups cooked chicken breasts, chopped
6 medium tortillas, 7-inches each
1/4 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese, sharp variety
1/4 cup salsa

Recipe Directions for Cheesy chicken enchilada

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. Coat a 9-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.

  3. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine cheese product and sour cream; cover and microwave on high power until cheese melts, about 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Remove half of melted cheese to a small bowl and stir in evaporated milk; set aside.

  4. Add scallions, red pepper flakes and chicken to remaining cheese mixture; stir to coat.

  5. Spoon about 2/3 cup of chicken mixture down center of each tortilla; fold in sides of tortilla to cover filling and place tortillas in a single layer in prepared dish; spoon remaining cheese sauce over top and then sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese and olives.

  6. Bake until cheese topping is bubbly, about 20 to 25 minutes.

  7. Serve with salsa.

  8. Yields 1 enchilada per serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 181.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
379
Calories from Fat
186
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.7g
32%
Saturated Fat
11.0g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
109mg
36%
Sodium
754mg
31%
Potassium
451mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
17.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
4.8g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 30% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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