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Chicken Enchiladas

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  Cooked shredded chicken breast 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Shredded reduced fat monterey jack cheese 5 Ounce (1 1/4 Cups)
  Snipped chives 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Enchilada sauce 29 Ounce (1 Can)
  Corn tortillas 12 , warmed
  Shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)

Preheat the oven to 350°.
In a large bowl, combine the chicken, 3/4 cup of the Monterey Jack cheese, 1/2 cup of the chives, the garlic, cumin and pepper.
Set the chicken mixture aside.
Spread 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce in a 13" X 9" X 2" baking pan.
Transfer the remaining sauce to a large skillet.
Heat the sauce until warm.
To soften each tortilla, completely submerge it in the sauce.
Shake off the excess sauce and transfer the tortilla to a plate.
Spoon about 1/4 cup of the chicken filling down the center and roll up to enclose.
Place, seam side down, in the prepared baking pan.
Repeat softening and filling the remaining tortillas.
Pour the remaining sauce over the filled tortillas.
Top with the remaining 1/2 cup of Monterey Jack cheese, the cheddar cheese, the remaining 1/2 cup of chives
Cover with foil and bake about 30 minutes or until bubbly.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 610 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.8%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 74.6 mg24.9%

Sodium 1529.6 mg63.7%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.1%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 33 g65.2%

Vitamin A 58.2% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 34.9% Iron 18.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Enchiladas Recipe