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Chicken Enchiladas with Sour Cream Sauce

Diet friendly enchiladas with chicken breast meat and a terrific sauce.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. To make sauce, in a small saucepan, whisk together chicken broth, cornstarch, cumin and black pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until thick. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C). Lightly spray 13x9" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. In a medium skillet combine chicken (chopped or shredded), cream cheese and salsa. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture is warmed and cream cheese is melted, stirring constantly.
  4. Place tortillas on microwave safe dish with damp paper towel covering them. Heat for 1 minute in microwave. Pour half of sauce into bottom of baking dish, spread to cover bottom of dish.
  5. Place approximately 1/4 cup of chicken mixture into center of each tortilla, spread to each edge. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish. Repeat with each tortilla. Pour remaining sauce mixture over tortillas. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 10 minutes.
  6. While tortillas are baking mix together, in a small bowl, sour cream, lemon juice and chili powder.
  7. After baking for 10 minutes, remove from oven and spread sour cream mixture over the top of each enchilada. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese has melted.
  8. Note: each serving is 2 enchiladas.
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so good and nice portion sizes
23 Mar 09 by member: robin halbach
Enjoyed this so much. Didn't need anything else with it. Good flavors.
11 Oct 10 by member: Bammasue
This was delicious my husband and daughter ate them up...and I used FF things for the ingredients. Very very fulling...loved it
29 Jun 11 by member: Lisa0127

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 245 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Enchiladas with Sour Cream Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 28% fat, 46% carbs, 26% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 70
Calories 245
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.78g 12%
  Saturated Fat 4.062g 20%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.71g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.698g  
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 438mg 18%
Potassium 207mg  
Total Carbohydrate 28.84g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 3.3g 13%
  Sugars 1.68g  
Protein 16.19g  
 
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 16% Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
12%
of RDI*
(245 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (46%)
 
Fat (28%)
 
Protein (26%)
Carbohydrates, 28.84g (46%) Fat, 7.78g (28%) Protein, 16.19g (26%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories