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Stove Top Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

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Stove Top Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas
En Español

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  • Makes: 6 Servings

Make these delicious enchiladas without even turning on your oven. A quick and hearty meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2/3 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups diced green chilies
  • 2 cups chicken broth (low-sodium)
  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 8 corn tortillas (6 inch)
  • 1 1/2 cups extra-sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded

Directions

1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan.
2. Saute the chopped onion in the oil. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute.
3. Add the chilies, chicken broth, chicken and garlic powder. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.
4. Mix the cornstarch into about 1/4 cup of cold water until all the lumps are gone. Add to the chile and chicken mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes.
5. Tear the tortillas into strips and divide into thirds. Add them to the pan and cook until they are hot, stirring with a spoon from time to time.
6. Sprinkle the cheese over the enchiladas. Cover the pan and cook until the cheese has melted. Serve immediately.

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Source: New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 342
Total Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 842 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 26 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 276 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 467 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 342
Total Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 2 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 3 mg
Cholesterol 75 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 26 g
Minerals
Calcium 276 mg
Potassium 467 mg
Sodium 842 mg
Copper 265 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 51 mg
Phosphorus 398 mg
Selenium 23 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 85 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 35 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 11 mcg
Folate 82 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 56 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
3/4 cups
Grains
1 3/4 ounces
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces
Dairy
3/4 cups

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