Chicken Enchiladas

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    We eat them rolled. We eat them stacked. They're filled with stuff and that's a fact. No, that isn't Dr. Seuss talking. That's just me describing one of our very favorite Southwestern treasures, the enchilada. In 1949 a magazine called American Food and Drink described enchiladas as a Mexican dish prepared more for tourists than for locals. Sorry folks, that was then and this is now. Today, enchiladas are enjoyed both north and south of the border and in many different ways. They're often fil...

    Ingredients

    • 1 large sweet yellow onion, diced
    • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 5 whole green chiles, canned or fresh roasted, seeded and coarsely chopped
    • 1 cooked rotisserie chicken, skin removed and shredded
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin powder
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
    • 1 3/4 cup enchilada sauce, divided
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 14 corn tortillas (6-inch)
    • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
    • For Garnish: chopped tomatoes, chopped cilantro, chopped green onions and sour cream
    • 1 cup corn meal (for homemade corn tortillas)
    • 1 cup flour (for homemade corn tortillas)
    • 1 egg (for homemade corn tortillas)
    • 2 cups water (for homemade corn tortillas)
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt (for homemade corn tortillas)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 3396 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 136 g 208.49%
    • Saturated Fat: 46 g 230.45%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 483 mg 160.92%
    • Sodium: 6073 mg 253.02%
    • Calcium: 1588 mg 158.77%
    • Potassium: 1011 mg 28.88%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 11 mg 62.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 418 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 31 g 125.56%
    • Sugar: 37 g
    • Protein: 162 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 11 g
    • Vitamin A 73.87%
    • Vitamin C 5.25%
    • Vitamin D 10.17%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat18
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch27
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total23 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy4 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total10 oz-eq

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