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Homemade Chicken Enchiladas

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars

"These enchiladas are great. Even my 5 year old loves them!"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 605 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir chicken, onion, green bell pepper, garlic, cream cheese, and 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese in hot oil until the cheese melts, about 5 minutes. Stir tomato sauce, chili powder, parsley, oregano, salt, and black pepper into the chicken mixture.
  3. Divide mixture evenly into tortillas, roll the tortillas around the filling, and arrange in a baking dish. Cover with enchilada sauce and remaining 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until cheese topping melts and begins to brown, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 605 calories; 31.7 g fat; 47.7 g carbohydrates; 32.3 g protein; 98 mg cholesterol; 1341 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was good! Similar to how I usually make my enchiladas, but different enough to be a nice change. I intended to make the recipe as written, and I pretty much did, just a few small changes: I...

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Good recipe... If I had added rice like Homechef-81 I think it would have made all the difference. I may try Spanish rice next time. I used a can of diced tomatoes with green chiles instead of g...

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This was good! Similar to how I usually make my enchiladas, but different enough to be a nice change. I intended to make the recipe as written, and I pretty much did, just a few small changes: I...

Made this tonight on a whim. It was yummy! I too reduced the cream cheese to about half and we would probably reduce the chili powder just a bit. I was amazed that the cleanup from the onion, cr...

Since I was using green enchilada sauce I used a 10 oz. can of diced tomatoes/green chilies (generic Rotel)instead of tomato sauce, just thought it would be a better combo. We really enjoyed the...

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Good recipe... If I had added rice like Homechef-81 I think it would have made all the difference. I may try Spanish rice next time. I used a can of diced tomatoes with green chiles instead of g...

I tried this recipe tonight. I always put my own twist on things and hubby asked that for once I just follow the recipe. Well, I did and it turned out wonderfully! He barely looked up from his p...

Was looking great , till I added the tomato sauce----I think 8 oz would of been more than enough and only 1/2 the cream cheese...Too saucy!! I would try again with this adjustments!! Such a bumm...

I made this tonight. WOW!!! I loved it! I made a couple of changes after reading the previous reviews though. I used a little less of the cream cheese ( 6 ounces), then I added one more cu...

Love it! Our new family favorite! I use the "10 minute enchilada sauce" recipe that you can also find on this site. My husband and 2 year old are huge fans!