Creamy Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas
These Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas are made with a creamy and delicious filling, and smothered with cheese. They will kick any Mexican food craving!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 enchiladas
- 2 Tablespoons butter
- 1 cup onion, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
- 1 (10 oz) can drained Rotel tomatoes OR 1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles
- 2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breasts
- 8 medium sized flour tortillas
- 1 (16 oz) jar green salsa
- 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for five minutes, until softened. Add in garlic and cook for 1 minute more, until fragrant.
Stir in cream cheese, green chiles, and chicken. Reduce heat to medium-low mixing constantly until cream cheese is melted and mixture is combined.
Pour a small amount of green salsa (about a 1/4 cup) into the bottom of prepared baking dish.
Divide filling evenly between 8 tortillas, about 1/3 cup each. Roll tortillas and place them seam side down in the pan. Cover enchiladas with the remaining salsa and sprinkle with cheese. Cover pan with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve with sliced avocado.
Calories: 432kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 1001mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1080IU | Vitamin C: 7.2mg | Calcium: 265mg | Iron: 2.1mg