Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Christina R


I'm on WW and I wanted enchiladas without all the fat. This is what I came up with and we love them. When I figured the PP it came out to be 10. Which is a lot but I know these are healthy and taste good!!


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2 Hr
25 Min


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  • 1
    cooked, skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 3
    cooked, skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 26
    corn tortillas
  • 1 can(s)
    28 oz can la victoria chile verde enchilada sauce
  • 10 oz
    queso fresco
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 c
    fat free milk
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    regular salsa
  • 4 c
  • ·
    salt and pepper

How to Make Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas


  1. Put buttermilk large bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste stir. Place uncooked chicken in bowl. Poke breast and thigh with a knife. Let soak for 1 hour and a half turning 3 or 4 times.
  2. After chicken has soaked dump all into a stock pot and add water. Bring to a boil and boil until cooked.
  3. Combine half and half with fat free milk in large bowl. Mix in Salsa Verde. Put 1 cup in a small bowl and add the regular salsa and set aside. With remaining mix in large bowl crumble 6 ounces queso fresco. Save remaining queso fresco for garnish.
  4. Remove cooked chicken to a cutting board. Cut and shred. Let rest for 20 minutes. Then add to Salsa Verde and Queso fresco mixture.
  5. Heat half of the tortillas (placed in a plastic bag) in the microwave for 2 minutes. Meanwhile spray 2 8X12 baking dishes with Pam. Use 1/2 of the salsa verde and salsa and spread in the bottom of both pans.
  6. Put about 2 tbls. of Chicken mixture in each tortilla and roll up. Place in pan with seams down. Repeat until all tortillas are gone. Heat the other half of the tortillas and repeat stuffing and rolling.
  7. Spoon salsa verde and salsa mixture over both pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with queso fresco and bake another 5 minutes.

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About Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy

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