Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

Betty Crocker's Diabetes Cookbook shares a recipe! Add a fiesta of flavor to chicken with garlic, lime and fresh greens.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso® enchilada sauce
1/4
cup cilantro sprigs
1/4
cup parsley sprigs
1
tablespoon lime juice
2
cloves garlic
2
cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
6
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch; from 8.2-oz package)
1
medium lime, cut into wedges
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In blender or food processor, place enchilada sauce, cilantro, parsley, lime juice and garlic. Cover; blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth.
  3. In small bowl, mix chicken and 3/4 cup of the cheese. Divide chicken mixture among tortillas. Roll tortillas around chicken mixture; place seam sides down in baking dish. Pour sauce mixture over enchiladas.
  4. Cover; bake 15 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake uncovered 5 to 10 minutes longer or until hot. Serve with lime wedges. Garnish with additional cilantro sprigs if desired.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
Though protein won't raise your blood glucose levels, it's still wise to eat only one serving per meal to control your total calorie intake.
Serve-With
Don't forget the rice and beans! Serve with 1/3 cup cooked rice and 1/2 cup Old El Paso® fat-free refried beans for a total of 4 1/2 Carbohydrate Choices.
Substitution
If you prefer green enchilada sauce to the red variety, go ahead and use it instead.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 560mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.