Makeover Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

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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
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.

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 shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Chopped tomatoes, optional

Directions

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 13x9-in. baking dishes coated with cooking spray
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.
Pour sauce over enchiladas; sprinkle with Mexican cheese blend.
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): 338 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 645mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

  • 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 shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Chopped tomatoes, optional
  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 13x9-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

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reindeer01 User ID: 1481948 220053
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2015

"Our favorite enchilada recipe by far."

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RHiland09 User ID: 6325610 119145
Reviewed May. 26, 2014

"One of my favorite dishes ----"

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hbaseley User ID: 3311639 187405
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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chelseaspiegel User ID: 6394642 152725
Reviewed May. 6, 2013

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

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 213376
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2013

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

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KB1990 User ID: 6804825 127251
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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wiscook User ID: 1143528 139050
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2012

"very tasty, could use a bit more spice."

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KWhitehead User ID: 956468 152724
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2012

"The whole family loved it!"

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felinefreak User ID: 588581 195411
Reviewed May. 30, 2012

"The sauce is especially yummy!"

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