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Chicken and Cheddar Enchiladas Recipe

This chicken dish has a nice zippy flavor, and it's a welcome change of pace from beef enchiladas.—Peggy Hoffman, Longview, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 10 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • 1. In a bowl, combine chicken, 1 cup cheddar cheese, soup, onion, salt and pepper; set aside. In a saucepan, combine tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin and olives. Simmer, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, spoon 1/3 to 1/2 cup chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up; place seam side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with the tomato sauce mixture; sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese and remaining cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 660 calories, 29g fat (13g saturated fat), 133mg cholesterol, 1802mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 47g protein.

Reviews for Chicken and Cheddar Enchiladas

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Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 58900
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2011

"this was just okay. wouldn't make again. my search for the perfect chicken enchilada continues ...."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.