Ally's Sweet and Savory Eats: Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

I'm baaaaacccccckkkkk!

Little man and I had a good time at my parent's house, and I had a great time meeting up with some friends! We had dinner at one of our favorite restaurants, The Brown Bottle. I had their vegetarian lasagna and it did not disappoint. See my little to-go container? Yeah, that is what excites me the most....leftovers for lunch the next day!

Last night I made chicken enchiladas. This recipe came from one of my mom's friends a few years back and we've been making it ever since. It is so simple and easy and tastes even better the next day. It does contain a can of condensed soup that goes into the cream sauce, so for all of you out there that do not eat canned soups, I think it could easily be substituted with either salsa, or a homemade cheese sauce, if you are up for it.

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
1 pkg. flour tortillas
1 can diced green chilies
1/2 diced onion
2 large chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
8 oz. sour cream
1 can cream of mushroom or cream of chicken soup
shredded cheddar cheese

In a skillet mix shredded chicken with green chilies, onion and a handful of shredded cheddar cheese, until melted and heated through. Spray bottom of 9x13 casserole dish with cooking spray (or spread salsa on the bottom on the dish, that works too). Fill tortillas with mixture, roll and place seam side down in pan. Once dish is filled, mix sour cream and soup and pour over the enchiladas. Top with salsa and more shredded cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Serve with additional toppings of salsa, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, black olives, crushed tortilla chips, etc.

Yum! This is also a great dish to take to someone who has just had a baby, is sick, moving, etc., as it freezes really well. Usually I divide this into two smaller dishes and freeze half, but last night we were HUNGRY.

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13 comments:

  1. I LOVE the brown bottle! I had one within walking distance of my apartment when I went to U of Iowa..I miss those days!

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  2. These are pretty smiliar to the enchilada's I make :)

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  3. Mmm, these look good. I love enchiladas!

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  4. they look so delicious! comfort food to the max :)

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  5. I love enchiladas, they are definitely a great dish to give to others...You should check out the enchilada's I make http://candcdish.wordpress.com/2010/02/27/creamy-chicken-enchiladas/ not healthy but delicious=)

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  6. Yes, I love leftovers for lunch the next day, too! Also, I haven't made enchiladas in a while, I may have to put it on the menu for next week! :-)

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  7. Mexican sounds great right now! Especially a nice icey margarita :).

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  8. That is the *exact* recipe passed down to me from my grandma!! I love them :)

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  9. I came upon your blog by accident and absolutely love it! These chicken enchiladas look WAY better than the recipe I use- I'll definitely be trying them out! I just started my own recipe blog a few weeks ago. Feel free to check it out. http://betterthanburgers.blogspot.com/ We're having a giveaway this week so make sure to enter that =)

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  10. Johnny's mom makes something kind of similar sometimes for Sundays! But I think she uses the recipe off the can, yours looks yummy! Thanks for entering into BSI for this week! :)

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  11. I'm so jealous....I LOVE The Brown Bottle. YUM!! I'm going to have to try your enchiladas. I can't seem to find a recipe for chicken enchiladas that I enjoy, so I'm always up for trying a new one!

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  12. My husband and I love enchiladas!! It's definitely my favorite mexican dish to create :) Looks amazing!! xoxo

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  13. Hey I made something like this last night! I am going to put post up of it today!

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