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Creamy Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Chicken Enchiladas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tasha7399

Makes 12 servings



Serve with low carb, low calorie tortillas. Suggest LA Factory low carb tortillas (Add 50 calories and 5 carbs). Calorie count is for 1 tortilla filling. Add tortilla calorie count separately. Garnish with cilantro.

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

2 peppers (poblano chiles)
1 cup spinach, roughly chopped
2 cups milk
2 cups chicken broth
6 tablespoons butter
3 garlic cloves
1/2 cup flour
3 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
1 cup cheese, light shredded

Recipe Directions for Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

  1. Preheat oven to 350.

  2. Roast poblanos and removed blistered skin.

  3. In a large saucepan melt butter. Add garlic and cook for one minute.

  4. Add flour and stir for one minute. Raise heat to medium-high.

  5. Pour in warm broth mixture and whisk until sauce boils. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.

  6. Remove from heat.

  7. Pour half hot sauce into blender with chiles and spinach. Cover loosely and blend until smooth.

  8. Pour mixture back into saucepan with sauce.

  9. Taste and season with salt (about 2 teaspoons).

  10. Smear about 1/4 sauce over bottom of four to six ovenproof baking dishes.

  11. Or smear 1 cup sauce in 13x9 inch baking dish.

  12. Stir 1 cup of sauce into chicken.

  13. Lay half tortillas on baking sheet and spray with Pam.

  14. Heat in oven.

  15. Working quickly roll a portion of chicken in each tortilla and line then up in baking dish.

  16. Douse with remaining sauce and sprinkle with cheese.

  17. Bake until enchiladas are hot and cheese is melted.

  18. Garnish with cilantro.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
189
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
6.5g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
267mg
11%
Potassium
194mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
6.5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
15.4g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 13% Iron 4%
* 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 niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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