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Salsa-Verde Chicken Enchiladas

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SALSA VERDE CHICKEN ENCHILADAS are a delicious and simple meal perfect for any occasion. They’re stuffed with chicken, salsa verde, cheese, and topped with more sauce, cheese, onions, pico, and crema. The ultimate easy Mexican meal!

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For the Chicken:
• 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts or thighs (or 3 cups rotisserie chicken)
• 1 small onion, cut in half
• 4 cloves garlic, diced
• 1 tablespoon kosher salt
For the Salsa Verde (Green Sauce):
• 1 lb fresh tomatillos, husked, rinsed and cut into quarters (canned are okay to use)
• 1 small onion, peeled & chopped
• 1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped
• 2 serrano chiles, seeds removed, stemmed and chopped
• ½ cup fresh cilantro, rough chopped
• salt, to taste
For the Enchiladas:
• ½ cup canola oil
• 12 yellow or white corn tortillas
• 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
• 1 cup sour cream, crème fraiche or Mexican crema
• 1 cup queso fresco or cotija cheese, crumbled
• ½ medium sweet yellow onion, peeled and diced
• 2 fresh tomatoes, diced
• ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
• Garnishes: chopped avocado, pico de gallo,
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray. For the Chicken: 2. If using chicken breasts or thighs, place chicken in a large saucepan with onion, garlic and salt....
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Nutritions

Calories
910

Sodium
2466mg
102% DV

Fat
55g
85% DV

Protein
40g
81% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
8g
32% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV