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Easy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

This enchilada dish is sure to be a new family favorite; it is simple to put together and also perfect for leftovers.....if you ever have any!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso® red enchilada sauce
2 1/2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® fajita seasoning mix or 2 tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
10
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1/4 cup of the enchilada sauce in bottom of baking dish.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix chicken, 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese, the cream cheese and seasoning mix with spoon, breaking apart cream cheese cubes. Spoon slightly less than 1/2 cup filling onto each tortilla. Roll up each tortilla tightly; place seam side down in baking dish. Drizzle with remaining enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese.
  • 3 Cover with foil; bake 15 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer or until bubbly and lightly browned.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1/4 cup of the enchilada sauce in bottom of baking dish.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix chicken, 1 cup of the Cheddar cheese, the cream cheese and seasoning mix with spoon, breaking apart cream cheese cubes. Spoon slightly less than 1/2 cup filling onto each tortilla. Roll up each tortilla tightly; place seam side down in baking dish. Drizzle with remaining enchilada sauce. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese.
  • 3 Cover with foil; bake 15 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer or until bubbly and lightly browned.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Pop the opened cream cheese in the freezer for about 10 minutes to make it colder so it's easier to cut into small cubes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
(
Calories from Fat
340),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
37%
(Saturated Fat
19g,
19%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
155mg
155%;
Sodium
1650mg
1650%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.