Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
Creamy Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    These Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas are easy to make, satisfyingly rich, cheesy, creamy and saucy - no dry chicken enchiladas here! - with flavor exploding homemade green chile sour cream white sauce (no cream soup)! These Chicken Enchiladas come together in a snap with the use of juicy rotisserie chicken, store bought green chiles and salsa verde sauce. They can be made ahead of time and refrigerated for an easy make-ahead dinner. 

    Ingredients

    • 4 cups shredded or chopped chicken*
    • 3 cups shredded Monterrey Jack cheese (divided)
    • 8-10 medium flour tortillas
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 2 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion (may sub 1 teaspoon onion powder)
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    • 1 cup mild salsa verde ((I use Herdez))
    • 1 tsp EACH ground cumin, chicken bouillon
    • 1/2 tsp EACH salt, cayenne pepper**
    • 1 cup sour cream
    • 1 4 oz. can mild diced green chilies (not drained)
    • sour cream
    • Tomatoes
    • Avocados
    • cilantro
    • chips
    • freshly squeezed lime
    • hot sauce

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1065 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 51 g 78.89%
    • Saturated Fat: 21 g 106.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 209 mg 69.55%
    • Sodium: 1542 mg 64.23%
    • Calcium: 759 mg 75.89%
    • Potassium: 1159 mg 33.1%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 35.86%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 79 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 35.6%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 70 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 39.49%
    • Vitamin C 71.82%
    • Vitamin D 1.75%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables7
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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