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    Chicken Enchiladas

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    15 mins

    35 mins

    Sharlene~W's Note:

    Tasty chicken enchiladas from a Better Homes & Gardens cookbook. A family favorite for years.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook the 1 cup chopped onion and garlic in oil until onion is tender but not brown; stir in flour.
    2. 2
      Add undrained tomatoes, tomato sauce, chili peppers, sugar, cumin and salt.
    3. 3
      Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; set aside.
    4. 4
      Combine chicken, HALF the cheese, the 1/4 cup onion, chopped olives and the 3/4 teaspoon salt.
    5. 5
      Set aside.
    6. 6
      In skillet, dip tortillas briefly in small amount of hot oil until limp but not crisp; drain (you can also soften instead in microwave for a few seconds.) Spoon 1/4 cup of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla; roll up.
    7. 7
      Place in a large (13x9x2-inch) baking dish.
    8. 8
      Pour tomato mixture over all.
    9. 9
      Pour enchilada sauce evenly over top.
    10. 10
      Cover with foil and bake at 350ºF for 15 minutes.
    11. 11
      Uncover and bake for another 15 minutes.
    12. 12
      Sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese; return to oven until cheese melts, 2 or 3 minutes.
    13. 13
      Top with the sliced olives.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 24, 2002

      55

      Sharlene, What a great recipe! Just had a feed for 50 people and made three large pans of enchiladas. Yours was the first to go and people were asking for more! Thanks for posting.

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    • on January 21, 2003

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    • on July 07, 2002

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (422 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 449.4
     
    Calories from Fat 190
    42%
    Total Fat 21.1 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 64.6 mg
    21%
    Sodium 1784.9 mg
    74%
    Total Carbohydrate 43.5 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
    27%
    Sugars 10.5 g
    42%
    Protein 24.2 g
    48%

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