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Skinny White Chicken Enchiladas

Flavorful chicken wrapped in whole grain tortillas and smothered in a creamy but healthy sauce that you'll adore!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Tex-Mex
Keyword: Kid-Friendly
Servings: 8 enchiladas
Calories: 316kcal
Author: Gale Compton


  • 2 cups shredded chicken breast cooked
  • 1 teaspoon cumin divided
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup salsa no sugar added, optional verde sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups Mexican style cheese reduced-fat, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth fat-free
  • 4 ounces diced green chiles can
  • 8 ounces sour cream container, reduced-fat
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 whole grain flour tortillas 6-inch, optional corn tortillas
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine shredded chicken breast with, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, chili powder, and salsa. Evenly distribute chicken mixture over center of tortillas, roll and place seam side down in a 9 x 13-inch casserole pan. Set aside.
  • In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat and sprinkle in flour. Cook for 1 minute while stirring continuously. Slowly pour in chicken broth. Stir until mixture starts to thickened, about 6 minutes. Add 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1 cup cheese, green chiles, sour cream, salt and pepper. Stir until cheese is melted.
  • Pour white sauce over enchiladas, sprinkle on 1/2 cup cheese and bake 25 minutes, or until cheese is lightly golden. Sprinkle chopped cilantro over enchiladas.


Serving: 1enchilada | Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 380mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12