Healthy Homestyle Cooking Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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Submitted by jamesolszewski

Makes 6 servings



From the cookbook "Healthy Homestyle Cooking", p.207

Recipe Ingredients for Healthy Homestyle Cooking Chicken Enchiladas

3 cups chicken breast, cooked and shredded
1 1/4 cups reduced fat Monterey Jack cheese, finely shredded
1 cup chives, fresh, snipped
1/2 tsp garlic, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
29 oz enchilada sauce (1 can)
12 corn tortillas, warmed
1/2 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, finely shredded
2 oz olives, ripe, sliced, pitted, drained (1 can)

Recipe Directions for Healthy Homestyle Cooking Chicken Enchiladas

  1. Preheat the over to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, 3/4 cup of the monterey jack cheese, 1/2 cup of the chives, the garlic, cumin, and pepper. Set the chicken mixture aside.

  3. Spread 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce in a 13" x 9" x 2" backing pan. Transfer the remaining sauce to a large skillet. Heat the sauce until warm.

  4. To soften each tortilla, completely submerge it in the sauce. Shake off the excess sauce and transfer the tortilla to a plate.

  5. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the chicken filling down the center and roll up to enclose. Place, seam side down, in the prepared baking pan.

  6. Repeats softening and filling the remaining tortillas.

  7. Pour the remaining sauce over the filled tortillas. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup of Monterey Jack cheese, the cheddar cheese, the remaining 1/2 cup of chives, and the olives.

  8. Cover with foil and back about 30 minutes or until bubbly.

  9. Makes 12 enchiladas: 6 servings.

Categories

Main Dish, Mexican

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 306.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
681
Calories from Fat
145
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.1g
25%
Saturated Fat
6.4g
32%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
79mg
26%
Sodium
418mg
17%
Potassium
2022mg
58%
Total Carbohydrates
112.2g
37%
Dietary Fiber
39.6g
158%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
49.1g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 91% Iron 228%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
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