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Easy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

easy creamy chicken enchiladas Entree Mexican
Easy Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 5

This enchilada dish is sure to be a new family favorite. It’s simple to put together and perfect for leftovers — if you’re lucky enough to have any! ...MORE+ LESS-

May 3, 2018

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)

Steps

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  • 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

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
Calories from Fat
340
% Daily Value
Total Fat
37g
57%
Saturated Fat
19g
97%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
155mg
52%
Sodium
1650mg
69%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • With just six simple ingredients and 20 minutes of prep, you can have easy chicken enchiladas for five! Enchiladas come in all different flavors, but this one features a creamy filling of rotisserie chicken, Cheddar cheese, cream cheese and seasoning mix. Then, the casserole is topped with red enchilada sauce and more Cheddar cheese. While your enchiladas are baking, throw together a side salad, rice or beans to complete the meal. Interested in bean, beef or cheese enchiladas? There are endless types of , and we’re pretty sure we’ve got ideas for all of them!

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