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Spicy Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

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Ingredients

  • for the sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 Serrano pepper, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup medium salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup fat free sour cream
  • for the enchiladas:
  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts (about 4 breasts)
  • 8 oz Cabot Monterrey Jack Cheese, shredded & divided
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 avocados, peeled and chopped
  • 8-10 flour tortillas

Details

Adapted from thenovicechefblog.com

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F.

In a medium sauce pan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Saute serrano pepper and garlic, for 1 minute. Stir in flour, constantly stirring, and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in the chicken broth, cumin, salt and pepper and bring to a low boil. Once boiling, whisk in the sour cream, salsa verde and cilantro. Remove from heat.

Spray/grease a 9×13 baking dish. Add 3/4 cup sauce to the bottom of the pan. Add chicken, Cabot Monterrey Jack Cheese, onion and avocado to the center of each tortilla and roll, placing seam-side down in the dish. Pour the remaining sauce over the enchiladas. Top with leftover cheese and bake for 15-20 minutes or until bubbling. Serve immediately.

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