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Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas Verde

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas Verde

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The salsa verde in this recipe brings the smoky flavor of Spanish paprika with the bright flavors of tomatillo and lime to make these cheesy enchiladas stand out from the rest!

serves 4 people


cost per recipe: $6.30

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  • 1

    jar (16 ounces) Pace® Garlic & Lime Verde Restaurant Style Salsa

  • 1 1/2

    cups shredded cooked chicken

  • 1/2

    cup sour cream

  • 1 1/2

    cups shredded Cheddar Jack cheese (about 6 ounces)

  • 8

    corn tortilla or flour tortillas (6-inch), warmed

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How to Make It

Step 1

Set the oven to 375°F.  Spread 1/2 cup salsa in an 11x8x2-inch baking dish.

Step 2

Stir 1/4 cup salsa, chicken, sour cream and 1/2 cup cheese in a medium bowl. Spoon about 3 tablespoons chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla.  Roll up the tortillas around the filling and place seam-side down in the baking dish. Top with the remaining salsa.

Step 3

Bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

Step 4

Bake for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

Recipe Tips

  • Time Saving Tip: You can substitute 2 cans (12.5 ounces each) Swanson® Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained, for the 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken.

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(16 ounces) Pace® Garlic & Lime Verde Restaurant Style Salsa

(16 ounces) Pace® Garlic & Lime Verde Restaurant Style Salsa

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Ratings & Reviews

  • Steven H.

    October 11, 2016


    When cooing the chicken for this recipe we like to put it in a slow cooker with a taco seasoning. The seasoning gives it extres flavor and the skos cooker makes it easy to shred.

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  • Kimberly H.

    December 31, 2018

    Best enchiladas

    Made recipe as is lots of flavor .. husband couldnt stop eating them telling me over and over these are better than any mexican restaurant enchiladas we have ever had .. that i could start up my own food cart selling them . So i guess that means he LOVED THEM Thank you for sharing this recipe

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  • Rachel F.

    July 20, 2018


    I saw one person say they could only taste the Verde but I don't think so! I dislike green Verde and the pace Verde actually isn't bad! Everyone in the house loves it and we have it at least twice a month!

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  • Amber I.

    July 13, 2018

    Really easy

    Quick and easy meal. My boyfriend loved it.

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  • Kathleen M.

    April 21, 2018


    I don't know who wrote the reviews for this recipe, but we were REALLY disappointed with it! All you tasted was the chili verde. We won't be making this again!

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