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Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy White Chicken Enchiladas

Ingredients:

2 cups (cooked) shredded chicken breast
1 teaspoon cumin, divided
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 cup salsa, no sugar added (optional Verde sauce)
1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican Style Cheese, reduced-fat
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons gluten-free flour
2 cups chicken broth, fat-free
1 (4-ounce) can of diced green chiles
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream, reduced-fat
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
8 (6-inch) supersized corn tortillas


Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees.

2. Combine shredded chicken breast with 1/2 teaspoon cumin, chili powder, and salsa. Evenly distribute chicken mixture over center of tortillas, roll and place seam side down in a 9 x 13-inch casserole pan. Set aside.

3. In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat and sprinkle in flour. Cook for 1 minute while stirring continuously. Slowly pour in chicken broth. Stir until mixture starts to thicken, about 6 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1 cup cheese, green chiles, sour cream, salt, and pepper. Stir until cheese is melted.

4. Pour white sauce over enchiladas, sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese, and bake 25 minutes.

Enjoy!

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One Response

  1. Allyson says:

    My sauce is so good but does not thicken. I use Pamela’s flour and let it cook for a full 6 minutes or longer. Do you know what I’m doing wrong?

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