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Swiss Enchiladas Recipe

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Swiss Enchiladas is the Mexican Food and named in Spanish. It means the tortillas (usually CORN) stuffed with meat and covered with tomato and chili sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breast (about 2 breasts)
  • Cooking spray
  •  1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  •  2 garlic cloves, minced
  •  2 (4.5-ounce) cans diced green chiles, undrained
  •  1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  •  2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  •  2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  6 (8-inch) fat-free flour tortillas(You can get FAT FREE TORTILLAS HERE)
  •  2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
Swiss Enchiladas

Instructions for making Swiss Enchiladas

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken, garlic, chiles, and tomatoes. Reduce heat, and simmer 7 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Keep it aside.
  2. Mix milk and flour in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cook 5 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly with a whisk to make it like a cream. Add in salt.
  3. Fry each tortilla for a few seconds, until it blisters, and immediately dip into cream and salt.
  4. Put 1/2 cup chicken mixture and about 2 1/2 tablespoons cheese down center of each tortilla; Roll and place flap side down in a baking dish. Arrange filled tortillas in the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour milk mixture over tortillas, and top evenly with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven.

What is the difference between Burrito and Enchilada?

The main difference being Enchiladas are usually made of corn flour and Burrito are made with mixed flour. Since enchiladas are covered with sauce and cheese it is eaten with fork. But burritos can be hand held food.

How many types of Enchiladas are there?

You will be surprised to know that there are 20 different types of enchiladas in Mexico. Popular ones are mole, green, red, swiss and bean enchiladas.

Why is it called Enchilada?

The Real Academia Española defines the word enchilada, as used in Mexico, as a rolled maize tortilla stuffed with meat and covered with a tomato and chili sauce. Enchilada is the past participle of Spanish enchilar, “to add chili pepper to”; literally, “to season (or decorate) with chili”.

Why is my Enchiladas Soggy?

You can avoid this by brief frying of tortilla for few seconds. This prevents tortillas from soaking too much in the sauce and therefore breaking down.

Swiss Enchiladas is a good combination taking with Bodacious Broccoli Salad and an Healthy combination

swiss enchiladas

Swiss Enchiladas Recipe

Debby
Swiss Enchiladas is the Mexican Food and named in Spanish. It means the tortillas (usually CORN) stuffed with meat and covered with tomato and chili sauce.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 640 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • “2 cups chopped roasted skinless boneless chicken breast (about 2 breasts)”,
  • “Cooking spray”
  • “1 1/2 cups chopped onion”
  • “2 garlic cloves minced”,
  • “2 4.5-ounce cans diced green chiles, undrained”,
  • “1 14.5-ounce can petite diced tomatoes,”,
  • “2 cups 2% reduced-fat milk.”
  • “2 tablespoons all-purpose flour.”
  • “1/4 teaspoon salt.”
  • “6 8-inch fat-free flour tortillas(You can get FAT FREE TORTILLAS HERE)”,
  • “2 cups 8 ounces shredded Swiss cheese, divided”

Instructions
 

  • “Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken, garlic, chiles, and tomatoes. Reduce heat, and simmer 7 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Keep it aside.”,
  • “Mix milk and flour in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; cook 5 minutes or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly with a whisk to make it like a cream. Add in salt.”,
  • “Fry each tortilla for a few seconds, until it blisters, and immediately dip into cream and salt.”,
  • “Put 1/2 cup chicken mixture and about 2 1/2 tablespoons cheese down center of each tortilla; Roll and place flap side down in a baking dish. Arrange filled tortillas in the bottom of a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour milk mixture over tortillas, and top evenly with remaining 1 cup cheese.”,
  • “Preheat oven to 350u00b0. Bake at 350u00b0 for 25 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Remove from oven.”

Notes

Nutritional Information

Swiss Enchiladas

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 640
% Daily Value *
total fat:



75 %
saturated fat:


cholesterol:



57 %
sodium:



27 %
potassium:



8 %
carbohydrates:



9 %
fiber:



16 %
sugar:


protein:



46 %
exchange other carbs:


vitamin a iu:


niacin equivalents:


vitamin b6:


vitamin c:


folate:


calcium:


iron:


magnesium:


thiamin:


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.
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