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Helen's Spinach Encheladas Recipe

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Submitted by 4ladiesonly

Makes 8 servings



I wanted to use the spinach I had in the freezer, with a few frozen chicken tenders and pantry items to make it through until shopping day!

Recipe Ingredients for Helen's Spinach Encheladas

8 flour tortillas
1 lb Boneless Skinless Breast Fillets
16 oz frozen spinach
4 oz diced green chiles
28 oz Red Chile Sauce
1/2 onion
1 tsp garlic
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp cilantro
2 oz feta cheese
4 oz mozzarella cheese
4 oz mild cheddar cheese
2 tbs olive oil

Recipe Directions for Helen's Spinach Encheladas

  1. Chop and saute onion in olive oil, add garlic, then chicken, add spinach, spices. Add feta cheese to the spinach mixture right before filling the tortillas.

  2. Warm tortillas over low flame to make flexible, then fill with 1/2 C spinach mix and 1/2 oz each of the mozzarella and cheddar. Roll tortilla up and place in oblong casserole dish. Repeat until all 8 tortillas are filled.

  3. Pour enchelada sauce over tortillas and bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  4. Additional cheese can be shredded to put on top of encheladas if desired..

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 297.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
294
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.4g
22%
Saturated Fat
6.5g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
59mg
20%
Sodium
1267mg
53%
Potassium
406mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
18.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
22.8g
Vitamin A 144% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 33% Iron 14%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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