Queretaro Enchiladas
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Queretaro Enchiladas

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Enchiladas in a cream sauce are popular in Queretaro, Mexico. This version is filled with beans and chicken and topped with a spicy cream sauce and queso fresco.

20 mins. to Prepare

35 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

55 mins. Total

Servings: 16 servings, 1 enchilada per serving

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PLACE dried chiles in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Boil for 15 minutes or until chiles are soft. Reserve water.

PLACE chiles, 1 cup reserved chile water, ½ cup onion, evaporated milk, media crema, garlic and bouillon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

HEAT oil in large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add sauce; cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until heated through.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

DIP tortillas in sauce one by one. Place them on a separate plate and fill with 2 tablespoons shredded chicken and 1 tablespoon beans. Fold in half; place in 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken and beans. Pour remaining sauce over enchiladas. Sprinkle with cheese.

BAKE for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

TOP each serving with lettuce and remaining ½ cup onion.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 16 servings, 1 enchilada per serving
Calories from Fat90
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g19%
Cholesterol 30mg11%
Sodium 300mg13%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A45%
Vitamin C2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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