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    Chicken Enchiladas Made Healthier

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    15 mins

    30 mins

    wife2abadge's Note:

    From Evelyn Tribole's Healthy Homestyle Cooking. I usually layer the tortillas with the filling ingredients to make a casserole rather than fiddle with filling them. We eat them with chopped onions, shredded lettuce, and salsa over the top.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    enchila ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl, combine chicken, 3/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, 1/2 chives, garlic, cumin, and pepper; set aside.
    2. 2
      Spread 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce in a 13"x9"x2" baking pan.
    3. 3
      Transfer the remaining sauce to a large skillet and heat until warm.
    4. 4
      To soften each tortilla, completely submerge it in the sauce.
    5. 5
      Shake off the excess sauce and transfer tortilla to a plate.
    6. 6
      Spoon about 1/4 cup filling down the center and roll up to enclose.
    7. 7
      Place, seam down, in the prepared baking pan.
    8. 8
      Repeat until all are filled.
    9. 9
      Pour the remaining sauce over the filled tortillas and top with remaining Monterey Jack cheese, chedder cheese, remaining 1/2 cup of chives, and the olives.
    10. 10
      Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until bubbly.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 17, 2008

      55

      These were excellent! I tore the tortillas into pieces, and added them to everything else, including the enchilada sauce. Topped with the cheddar cheese and baked covered for 30 minutes. It couldn't have been any easier. Thanks for sharing a recipe I will use often.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Enchiladas Made Healthier

    Serving Size: 1 (236 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 232.8
     
    Calories from Fat 71
    30%
    Total Fat 7.9 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 10.2 mg
    3%
    Sodium 1231.2 mg
    51%
    Total Carbohydrate 29.6 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    18%
    Sugars 2.1 g
    8%
    Protein 11.9 g
    23%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    chicken breasts

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