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    Chicken Enchiladas

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    54 mins

    15 mins

    39 mins

    Little Bee's Note:

    These enchiladas are so good and easy to make! This is comfort food! It is pretty rich and fattening so I lightened the original recipe up by using olive oil and lowfat ingredients. The taste is not compromised at all.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Spray a large baking dish with cooking spray.
    3. 3
      In a medium saucepan over medium heat,heat the olive oil and saute the green onion until tender (about 3 to 4 minutes).
    4. 4
      Add the garlic, then stir in the green chiles, cumin, cream of chicken soup and sour cream.
    5. 5
      Mix well.
    6. 6
      Reserve 3/4 of this sauce and set aside.
    7. 7
      To the remaining 1/4 of the sauce in the saucepan, add the chicken and 1/2 cup of shredded Cheddar cheese.
    8. 8
      Stir together.
    9. 9
      Fill each flour tortilla with the chicken mixture and roll up.
    10. 10
      Be careful not to overfill.
    11. 11
      Place seam side down in the prepared baking dish.
    12. 12
      In a small bowl combine the reserved 3/4 of the sauce with the milk.
    13. 13
      Spoon this mixture over the rolled tortillas and top with the remaining 1/2 cup of shredded Cheddar.
    14. 14
      Bake in preheated oven 30-36 minutes until cheese is bubbly.
    15. 15
      Garnish with tomatoes, lettuce, salsa, or anything you like.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 23, 2006


      This was really good. I used leftover grilled chicken and used a Mexican blend cheese and used sweet onions rather than green, but other than that, I followed the recipe exactly. I did use chopped tomatoes, lettuce and some picante sauce for topping after dishing it up. I served it with Mexican Rice, Mexican Rice which was very good also. I will make this again.

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    • on May 08, 2006


      This was such a great dish! I added some chopped red and yellow peppers with the green onions to soften, and also added some jalapeno puree to the sauce for a little more zip. It got rave reviews from all diners. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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    • on March 14, 2006


      Great flavor and easy to make. I garnished the enchiladas with lettuce, tomato, onion, salsa and a few jalapeno slices for an extra kick. We loved this low-fat version of a Mexican classic.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (225 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 546.3
    Calories from Fat 187
    Total Fat 20.8 g
    Saturated Fat 8.3 g
    Cholesterol 56.7 mg
    Sodium 1109.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 62.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    Sugars 3.6 g
    Protein 25.9 g

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    fat-free cream of chicken soup

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