Mild Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas


Kids love this mild enchilada recipe! These flavorful enchiladas feature typical Tex-Mex flavors. Rico!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 enchiladas


  • 4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

  • 1 cup sour cream, divided

  • 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • 8 (8 inch) flour tortillas

  • 1 ½ cups chopped tomatoes

  • ½ cup black olives


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. Combine 3 cups Cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup sour cream in a saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until melted.

  3. Meanwhile, mix chicken, remaining 1 cup Cheddar cheese, remaining 3/4 cup sour cream, and onion in a medium bowl until well combined.

  4. Arrange tortillas on a large, flat work surface. Divide chicken mixture evenly among tortillas, then roll tortillas up over the filling. Arrange in a single layer in the prepared baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over enchiladas, then top with tomatoes and olives.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until hot and bubbly, 20 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

520 Calories
31g Fat
32g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 520
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 698mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 5mg 25%
Calcium 477mg 37%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 332mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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