Chicken Enchiladas

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • If you prefer green enchilada sauce to the red variety, go ahead and use it instead.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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