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Cheesy Shredded Chicken Enchiladas
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12 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 30MINS

Cheesy Shredded Chicken Enchiladas

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These delicious cheesy, shredded chicken enchiladas are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for something tasty and comforting. Imagine soft tortillas filled with shredded chicken and cheese baked and smothered in a rich, creamy tomato sauce. And to make things even better, this easy chicken enchilada recipe is ready in less than half an hour. So gather your family around the table, whip up a batch of these cheesy enchiladas and enjoy a fun dinner you’ll all talk about later.
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These delicious cheesy, shredded chicken enchiladas are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for something tasty and comforting. Imagine soft tortillas filled with shredded chicken and cheese baked and smothered in a rich, creamy tomato sauce. And to make things even better, this easy chicken enchilada recipe is ready in less than half an hour. So gather your family around the table, whip up a batch of these cheesy enchiladas and enjoy a fun dinner you’ll all talk about later.
30MINS
Total Time
$1.86
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast
1 lb
Yellow Onion
1
Yellow Onion, finely chopped, Medium
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Tomato Sauce
1 1/2 cups
Tomato Sauce
Enchilada Sauce Mix
1 pckg
1.5 oz
Enchilada Sauce Mix
Salt
1 tsp
Heavy Cream
3/4 cup
Heavy Cream
Pizza Blend Cheese
2 cups
Pizza Blend Cheese, divided
Fresh Cilantro
to taste
Fresh Cilantro
for garnish
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
432
Fat
21.0 g
Protein
27.0 g
Carbs
34.9 g
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step 1
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 2
In a saucepan over medium heat, add Tomato Sauce (1 1/2 cups), Enchilada Sauce Mix (1 pckg), Dried Oregano (1 Tbsp), Salt (1 tsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp). Bring to a simmer for 4-5 minutes or until bubbly. Stir occasionally.
step 3
Stir in the Heavy Cream (3/4 cup) and simmer for another minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
step 4
In a skillet over medium heat, cook Yellow Onion (1), until soft for about 3 minutes.
step 5
Add Garlic (2 cloves) and cook for another minute. Remove from heat.
step 6
In a large mixing bowl, add Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (1 lb), onion mixture, and a cup of the sauce mixture. Mix well, and set aside.
step 7
In a baking dish, pour another cup of the sauce mixture and spread evenly. Set aside.
step 8
On a flat surface, line the Flour Tortillas (6) and scoop each of the tortillas with the shredded chicken mixture and sprinkle the filling with 2 Tbsp of Pizza Blend Cheese (2 cups). Roll the tortillas and line them in a prepared baking dish.
step 9
Spread the remaining sauce mixture over the tortillas, and sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake for about 15 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
step 10
Sprinkle on top with Fresh Cilantro (to taste) and serve immediately!
step 10 Sprinkle on top with Fresh Cilantro (to taste) and serve immediately!
Tags
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
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