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Chicken Enchiladas

Rolled tortillas loaded with chicken, tomatoes, and a creamy, cheesy sauce.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 304 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 yellow onions , sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 chicken breasts , cooked and shredded
  • 1 can (14.5-ounces) diced tomatoes, reserve 1/3 for topping
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese , divided
  • 6 to 8 (8-inch) tortillas


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease a 13x9-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil over medium-heat in a large skillet.
  4. Add onions and cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in garlic and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add chicken, 2/3 of the diced tomatoes, and sour cream; season with oregano, basil, salt and pepper, and chili powder.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes, or until heated through.
  8. Mix in 1/2 of the shredded cheddar cheese.
  9. Spoon mixture down the center of each tortilla and roll up.
  10. Place seam side down in prepared baking dish.
  11. Bake for 10 minutes.
  12. Top with the rest of the diced tomatoes and shredded cheese.
  13. Return to oven and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  14. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

You can also roll these up in smaller tortillas (4-inch) and serve them as an appetizer at your next gathering.


Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 38mg13%
Sodium 463mg19%
Potassium 238mg7%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 195IU4%
Vitamin C 3.8mg5%
Calcium 200mg20%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.