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Chicken Enchiladas
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Chicken smothered in cheese and spices, wrapped in a tortilla and baked to perfection! Easy to follow recipe for chicken enchiladas. Serve these with avocado, sour cream or salsa. 

Servings: 12 enchiladas
Calories: 341 kcal
Author: Dishing Delish
Ingredients
Enchiladas
  • 1 lb chicken breast diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 12 large large gluten free tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheese Mexican blend
Enchilada Sauce
  • 3 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 2 cups broth chicken or vegetable
  • 1/2 cup greek yogurt plain
  • 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 3 tbsp gluten free all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (more if you like it spicy)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper ground
Instructions
Enchiladas
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until chicken is just cooked through and no longer pink.
  3. Remove chicken from pan and set aside. Add onion and bell pepper to sauté pan and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add chicken, bell pepper, onion and 1 tbsp of shredded cheese to each tortilla, dividing evenly. Roll each enchilada around filling and place with seams facing down in an 8x10 greased baking dish.
Enchilada Sauce
  1. Add butter to sauté pan over medium-high heat. When butter melts, add flour and stir until flour is mixed in.
  2. Slowly stir in broth. Add garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper. Add diced tomatoes with chiles and stir until all ingredients are combined.
  3. Remove from heat once this comes to a boil.
  4. Add greek yogurt and stir until evenly combined with sauce. Pour sauce over the top of the enchiladas. Add remaining shredded cheese to top of enchiladas.
  5. Bake enchiladas for 20-25 minutes at 400°F, or until cheese is melted and top of enchiladas look toasted.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 341 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 71mg24%
Sodium 1846mg80%
Potassium 661mg19%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 2750IU55%
Vitamin C 20.6mg25%
Calcium 280mg28%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.