Dinner

Cheese & Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

Prep Time: 30 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 683
257 4 Cheese Chck Enchilada
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings
4
Calories
683

Everyone loves mouthwatering, cheesy enchiladas and these are no exception. This Mexican-inspired dish features Sargento® Taco Blend Cheese melted inside and on top with the cool crunch of shredded lettuce, tomato and black olives.

Ingredients
  • 8 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups red or green salsa, divided
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Taco Cheese, divided
  • 8 (7-inch) flour tortillas
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Chopped tomato
  • Sliced ripe olives
Directions
  1. Cut chicken into 1-1/2-inch pieces. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken, onion and garlic 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1/2 cup salsa and cumin. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup cheese. Spoon 1/4 cup mixture evenly down center of each tortilla. Roll up and place seam-side down in 11x7-inch baking dish. Spoon remaining 1 cup salsa evenly over tortillas.
  3. Cover and bake in preheated 375°F oven 20 minutes or until hot. Uncover; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Garnish with lettuce, tomato and olives.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Serving Size: (349g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 683
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28.7 grams
Saturated Fat 13.7 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 9.5 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 grams
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates 67 grams
Dietary Fiber 7 grams
Protein 39 grams
Vitamin A 34RE
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Calcium 442mg 44%
Iron 4mg 22%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.