Makeover Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
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Makeover Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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My husband knows he's in for a treat when I begin rolling the enchiladas. This is his favorite dish, and the makeover version is yummy! We think it's a home run. —Rynnetta Garner, Dallas, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 12 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Chopped tomatoes, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 enchilada (calculated without tomatoes) equals 338 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 645 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, chili powder, garlic salt and cumin. Place 1/3 cup chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in two 13-in. x 9-in. baking dishes coated with cooking spray
  2. In a large saucepan, whisk flour and broth until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in sour cream and Monterey Jack cheese until melted.
  3. Pour sauce over enchiladas; sprinkle with Mexican cheese blend.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until bubbly. Top with tomatoes if desired. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p26

Nutritional Facts

1 enchilada (calculated without tomatoes) equals 338 calories, 13 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 645 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed May. 26, 2014

One of my favorite dishes ----

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

My family voted to replace our usual enchilada recipe with this one. Even pickiest eater finished her dinner! I used the mission low-carb/high fiber tortillas with success.

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Reviewed May. 6, 2013

Yumm!! Simple and delicious. This recipe is a keeper!

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

So yummy! Even my ultra picky kids ate it!!

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Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

I used 3 cups of chicken and added one can of black beans. The sauce has really good flavor. Easy and tasty. I will make again.

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