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    Paula's Best Chicken and Rice Enchiladas

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    1 hrs 30 mins

    45 mins

    45 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°.
    2. 2
      Spray a 3 1/2 quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
    3. 3
      In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
    4. 4
      Add rice, and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until rice is lightly browned.
    5. 5
      Stir in 2 cups water, diced tomatoes with green chiles, onion, and seasoning packet from rice mix.
    6. 6
      Bring to a boil over med-high heat.
    7. 7
      Decrease heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
    8. 8
      Spoon rice mixture into a large bowl.
    9. 9
      Add cream cheese to rice mixture, stirring until cheese melts.
    10. 10
      Add chicken, one 8 oz. package shredded Colby-Jack cheese, sour cream cumin, and chili powder; stir to combine.
    11. 11
      Arrange 1/3 of torn tortillas over bottom of prepared baking dish.
    12. 12
      Top with 1/3 of chicken mixture.
    13. 13
      In a medium bowl, combine remaining package of Colby-Jack cheese and Monterey Jack cheese with peppers.
    14. 14
      Sprinkle 1/3 of cheese mixture over chicken mixture.
    15. 15
      Repeat layers twice with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture, and cheese mixture.
    16. 16
      Pour enchilada sauce evenly over casserole.
    17. 17
      Bake for 30-45 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
    18. 18
      Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro.

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    Nutritional Facts for Paula's Best Chicken and Rice Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (331 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 10

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 645.7
     
    Calories from Fat 382
    59%
    Total Fat 42.5 g
    65%
    Saturated Fat 23.3 g
    116%
    Cholesterol 145.7 mg
    48%
    Sodium 1161.5 mg
    48%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.7 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 5.1 g
    20%
    Protein 37.0 g
    74%

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