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Yummy Cheesy White Chicken Enchiladas

Yummy Cheesy White Chicken Enchiladas

Have you had enchiladas? You know, the ones with the tangy red sauce? Here at our house, we tend to automatically think of enchiladas as what can be thought of as traditional enchiladas with ground beef and red sauce. So when I saw this recipe for White Chicken Enchiladas, I thought…”Hmm… We love having chicken, so why not this recipe for cheesy white chicken enchiladas a try!” And, OMG, I am soooo happy that I did, and you will too!

SOME IDEAS FOR SIDES

When you prepare these cheesy enchiladas you may want to have something as a side dish. Nine times out of ten, our families first choice is Spanish rice. Another option is to serve a salad on the side. Salads are an awesome choice for families because you can add in the different veggies that you and your family like and hopefully will eat!

METHODS TO COOK AND SHRED CHICKEN

There are a few ways you can get cooked chicken that is needed for this recipe.

  • The EASIEST way to get cooked chicken is to pick up a rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store.
  • You can also get cooked chicken for this recipe by roasting chicken breast in the oven. Season the chicken with your favorite seasoning and roast it in your oven until its cooked and yummy.
  • If you own a pressure cooker, you can prepare your chicken in a flash! You can even add in frozen pieces of chicken breast, if you are anything like me, and often forget to take out your meat to thaw!
  • Also boiling the chicken is another option. You can add your favorite seasonings to the water to flavor your chicken.

When it comes to shredding the chicken, there are a few easy ways to accomplish this task also.

  • Two fork shred
  • stand mixer shred
  • Pampered Chef salad chopper

LISTED OF INGREDIENTS NEEDED

  • Cooked Chicken
  • flour tortillas
  • chicken broth
  • sour cream
  • butter
  • green chilies
  • garlic
  • flour
  • cheddar cheese
  • Monterey jack cheese
  • seasonings of your choice

EQUIPMENT

Some of the kitchen tools and equipment that will be helpful in preparing this recipe are listed here:

White Chicken Enchiladas

Course Main Course
Servings 6
Author Inspiring Mealtime Staff

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken, cooked shredded
  • 2 cups cheese, Monterey Jack shredded
  • 1 cup cheese, Cheddar shredded
  • 14-20 flour tortilla burrito size
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 can green chiles, diced 4oz
  • seasonings your choice

Instructions

  1. First step, pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Melt butter in a pot.

  3. Add crushed garlic to melted butter. Saute until lightly fragrant.

  4. Stir in the flour and cook for about one minute.

  5. Add in chicken broth. Stir sauce until it begins to thicken.

  6. Once sauce is thicker, add in sour cream and green chilies. Remove sauce from heat.

  7. Stuff burrito shells with shredded chicken and cheese. Roll stuffed burritos and place in greased 9×13 baking dish.

  8. After all burrito shells are all stuffed and rolled and added to the baking dish, pour over the white sauce. Spread sauce over burritos to cover completely.

  9. Sprinkle additional cheese over top of the burritos and sauce.

  10. Bake in 350 degree oven until cheese is melted and slightly brown or to your liking.

  11. Remove and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from:

https://www.thecountrycook.net/creamy-chicken-enchiladas/

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Course Dessert
Servings 24
Author Inspiring Mealtime Staff

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soften butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup All-Purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • zest from 1 orange
  • juice from 1 orange
  • spinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees and line your cookie sheet with parchent paper

  2. Next you want to beat the butter and powdered sugar until very fluffy(at least 5 minutes)

  3. Add in your flour, cornstarch, salt and vanilla extract

  4. Add in your orange zest and juice and mix

  5. Dust your hands with cornstarch, then form the dough into balls and place your cookie dough on your baking sheet

  6. Press down the top of each cookie with a fork dipped in cornstarch (this prevents sticking). Add a few sprinkles to the top of each cookie.


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I am sure that you have heard of and maybe even tasted what is more of the traditional bruschetta. Both of these variations of bruschetta use toasted bread as the base of the dish. The twist of berry bruschetta is that it exchanges the tomatoes and herbs for berries and cream.

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Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings 6
Author Inspiring Mealtime Staff

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 8 tsp powdered sugar, divided confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blackberries

Instructions

  1. Slice french bread into 1/2 inch thick slices.

  2. Brush olive oil on bread slices and then sprinkle sugar over the tops.  Arrange sliced bread onto a baking sheet that is ungreased.

  3. Set oven to broil.  Place pan in oven at least 3 inches to 4 inches away from the heat and toast bread for 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is lightly browned.

  4. Place room temperature cream cheese into a small bowl.  Add in vanilla extract and 4 teaspoons of powdered sugar and mix well.  Spread toasted bread with sweetened cream cheese.

  5. Place berries on top of the toasted bread.  Sprinkle bread slices with powdered sugar.

Recipe Notes

Berries can be sliced or left whole, if desired.

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