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Avocado Chicken Enchiladas

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Ingredients

  • Ingredients for the Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock - (you could use vegetable stock)
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup mild or medium salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup fat free sour cream
  • Ingredients for the Enchiladas
  • 3-4 cups cooked chicken breasts, chopped or shredded
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 3 avocados, peeled and chopped
  • 8 flour tortillas

Details

Adapted from facebook.com

Preparation

Step 1

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In medium sauce pan, saute garlic in butter for about 1 minute on Medium – High Heat. Stir in flour let it cook for about 2 more minutes.
2. Next stir in the chicken broth, cumin, salt, pepper and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and stir in the sour cream, salsa verde and cilantro until smooth (or at least as smooth as you can get.)
3. Prepare a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick spray. Add about 1/2 cup sauce to the bottom of the pan. and spread out until bottom of the baking dish is evenly coated.
4. Lay out a tortilla and add chicken, shredded cheese, and avocado to the end of the tortilla and roll. Then place the rolled tortilla seam-side down and repeat until the pan is full.
5. Pour the remaining sauce over the enchiladas. Cover with 1 cup of cheese and bake for about 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbling.

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