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    Three Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

    Three Cheese Chicken Enchiladas. Photo by Lavender Lynn

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    30 mins

    35 mins

    Laura Bodine's Note:

    Amazing enchiladas! Corn tortillas stuffed with a mixture of tender chicken and three delectable cheeses. Our family's favorite and a frequently requested recipe!

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    Garnishes

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      In a skillet heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Fry each tortilla in oil for several seconds to soften tortillas. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sour cream and spices. Stir in chicken, 2 Cups Monterey jack (reserve the additional 1/2 cup), cheddar cheese and green onions.
    4. 4
      Pour enchilada sauce into a pie plate. Dip each tortilla in sauce. Fill with 1/3 cup of chicken filling and roll up. Place seam side down in a 13x9x2 pan. Repeat until all enchiladas are filled.
    5. 5
      Pour remaining enchilada sauce on top of enchiladas.
    6. 6
      Bake uncovered for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and bake until melted.
    7. 7
      Serve with desired garnishes and enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 28, 2013

      55

      This is the best enchilada recipe ever, making good use of leftover chicken--both dark and white meat. It makes enough for leftovers which happen to freeze very well, for a future fast, tasty meal! I tend to sprinkle more cheese on top than the 1/2 cup but we love lots of cheese. I also put a good sprinkle of oregano in the cheese mixture, along with the cumin. I serve it with my Spanish rice, and topped with guacamole--heaven on a plate!

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    • on February 08, 2012

      55

      These are amazing!! I have made this recipe for a couple of years and am just now getting around to review them. I use green enchilada sauce but otherwise make the recipe exactly as written - I wouldn't change anything else!! My whole family loves them. Thank you for posting your recipe!!

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    • on May 09, 2011

      55

      Made this using tortilla #50820 and enchalada sauce #395141 and it came out fantastic! The only change that I would make would be to thank I'fortuna chef #1900559 for the zaar mail about how to use the mole sauce. This was amazing...and enough for six people. Thank you for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Three Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

    Serving Size: 1 (297 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1135.9
     
    Calories from Fat 753
    66%
    Total Fat 83.7 g
    128%
    Saturated Fat 35.2 g
    176%
    Cholesterol 204.9 mg
    68%
    Sodium 1768.6 mg
    73%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.2 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    25%
    Sugars 10.3 g
    41%
    Protein 53.6 g
    107%

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