Quick and Healthy Chicken Enchiladas

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is my grandson's favorite enchiladas - and he doesn't even know that they are healthy! From Quick and Healthy Cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Mix first six ingredients and set aside.
  3. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  4. Pour 1/2 can of enchilada sauce in bottom of pan.
  5. Follow either method below for layered or rolled.
  6. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until heated thoroughly.
  8. Place about 1/3 to 1/2 cup of filling on each tortilla and roll to enclose (cracks in tortillas are not as noticeable after cooking).
  9. Place seam side down in baking dish.
  10. Top with remaining sauce.
  12. Follow this order; 1/3 of the tortillas, 1/2 of the filling, 1/3 tortillas, 1 can of sauce, remainder of filling, remainder of tortillas, remainder of sauce.
Most Helpful

This made a relatively quick and easy dinner last night and we will be having leftovers for lunch today. Personally I don't see how I could possibly get all the cheese mixture into 12 tortillas. I did layer this, cutting the tortillas in fourths. I looked at all the cheese mixture and added in a couple of roasted and diced green chili for extra flavor. I used my homemade enchilada sauce which I warmed first. There was a layer of sauce, tortillas, cheese mixture, sauce times 2. These did require a little more sauce than called for. It cut well even straight from the oven.

PaulaG April 20, 2011

I made the layered version since it's a little eaisier and made it w/o chicken. It came out lacking in flavor so I topped it with with some Green Taco Sauce which helped. Next time I'll change it more to my specific tastes like adding olives and something with a little spice to it. But I will certainly be making it again.

black78transam January 27, 2010

I love these so much that reading the recipe makes me hungry for them!!! They are so yummy!! The only thing I changed was no chicken and a little more sauce. YUMMMMMM

BoscoBaby August 23, 2009