This was a good recipe. I like using the bacon grease to for the chicken, left it really moist. I really don't think the bacon added anything to this dish. I even used good thick bacon with a lot of flavor. At the end of the day, I would leave out the bacon. The rest of the flavors were great. I would add a little more spice (heat) to the dish. I would also saute the peppers with the chicken a little longer to soften them up or use roasted red peppers to really add a great flavor. Overall a good dish and a great starting point for a lot of different options.
Wow, this was great! I love the fact that this can be made into a healthy recipe. I used low fat cheese and wraps and they were excellent, even for those husbands that don't fancy the "low fat junk" he loved it!! I used chilli powder instead of cumin and I ommited the bacon. I also used (low fat) cheddar cheese because it was all I had at the time. Can't wait till we have it again.... thanks so much!
Loved it. It was a hit with my kids and my husband said he felt like he was eating at a mexican restaurant. I used Goya Canned Black Beans and I added white rice and olives to the receipe. I also used Taco Bell Medium Taco Sauce as the picante. I will definitely make this again.
These were a great hit! Because picante sauce is just a term made up by Pace for their salsa, I used chunky salsa instead. These were great. I will make them again and again. The only changes I made to the recipe were leaving out the bell pepper and the bacon and I also put the cooked chicken in the food processor for a few pulses to sorta shred it. Then I put it back in the pan and added the black beans. Thanks so much for this recipe.
Funny story - I made this for Freezer Tag 2008 and my ravening horde ate it all before I could freeze it. So - nothing to do but make it AGAIN! This is an absolutely delicious recipe. I used salsa in the enchiladas and enchilada sauce over the top, had green pepper instead of red, skipped bacon the first time and added rice the second time (because I was using leftovers from a weekend fiesta). Either way, any way, whatever you add, these are simply delicious. I froze the enchiladas cooked, then reheated in the microwave for lunch. Very nice! I also froze some extra filling by itself and that worked even better for us. Thanks for a new family favorite.
I, too, used enchilada sauce instead of the picante sauce. This dish is outstanding. Even better the next day!
I used enchilada sauce instead of the picante and it worked just fine. Great & easy recipe!
Absolutely wonderful. Do not substitute out the black beans and then insult by reviewing this dish, they are absolutely essential. Serve with Basic Rice Pilaf
Very tasty!! I added corn but otherwise stuck to the recipe.
These are delicious! Not too hot, with good flavor and texture. I added pinto as well as black beans, as I'm a big bean fan. These were great to freeze, too; I made about two dozen and they thaw well.