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Homemade Enchiladas Verdes

These delicious enchiladas verdes are easy to make and delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: enchiladas
Servings: 4 of 3 enchiladas
Calories: 377kcal

Ingredients

For the Filling

  • 1 chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 1/4 bar of cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Salt pepper, paprika, and cumin to taste
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 cup of chicken stock

For the Salsa Verde

  • 8-10 tomatillos
  • 1/4 white onion
  • 1/4 bunch cilantro
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 can table cream 7.6 ounce can
  • 1/4 cup of chicken stock
  • 1 jalapeno pepper optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Enchiladas

  • 12 Corn Tortillas
  • 1 Cup Grated Mozzarella Cheese
  • Cilantro and Onion chopped

Instructions

For the Filling

  • Heat the shredded chicken on a frying pan and season with salt, pepper, cumin and paprika to taste
  • Add the cream cheese and cook until completely combined with chicken
  • Add 1/4 cup of chicken stock let cook for 5 additional minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

For the Salsa Verde

  • Boil the tomatillos, garlic, onion and jalapeno for 5-7 minutes. Then blend in a blender with the cilantro, the table cream, and 1/4 cup of chicken stock.
  • Once blended, pour into a hot frying pan with a little bit of olive oil and let cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

For the Enchiladas

  • Heat the tortillas either in the microwave or on the stove top.
  • Coat each tortilla in the salsa verde.
  • Fill each tortilla with the chicken filling and roll.
  • Place the rolled tortillas in a baking dish and cover with the remaining salsa verde, and the mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  • Top with cilantro and onion if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1of 3 Enchiladas | Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 1003mg | Potassium: 659mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 601IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 269mg | Iron: 2mg
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