Enchiladas Verdes Lite (Green Chicken Enchiladas)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is coming from memory, but it was originally found in a cooking light cookbook. It was always a favorite when I made it. This is also a double recipe if I remember correctly.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a blender or food processor, add salsa, cilantro and lemon juice to taste, and peeled garlic cloves. Mix until garlic is well chopped and blended into mixture.
  3. In a bowl, blend half the salsa mixture, shredded chicken, and half the mozzarella.
  4. Spoon equal amounts of chicken mixture into each tortilla, roll, and place in a large baking dish.
  5. Top with the remainder of the salsa mixture and sprinkle with the remainder of the cheese.
  6. Heat in oven until warm or until salsa and cheese are bubbly.
Most Helpful

This was a big hit! I will be using this recipe again. It was easy to make. My husband and my son loved it!

codergrlli July 30, 2010

My family and I love this! Thanks so much for sharing!

that Pam I am February 08, 2010

This was very good and easy to throw together. I made my own green chili salsa Mexican Take-Out Tomatillo Salsa Mexican Take Out Tomatillo Salsa, it's better (in my opinion) than the bottled/store-bought. I also added some cumin and chopped onion, and garnished with sliced scallions and low-fat sour cream. Made for PAC Spring 2009.

TxGriffLover March 24, 2009