Chicken Enchilada Recipe

Use this chicken enchilada recipe and serve up a delicious southwestern classic for your next party.

May 2018

  • Enchiladas are one of thew most popular southwestern dishes around America.
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Yield: 4 servings

This is a delicious and easy dish perfect for entertaining friends.


• 1 can (10.75 oz.) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
• 1/2 cup sour cream
• 1 tablespoon butter
• 1 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
• 1 teaspoon chili powder
• 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken or turkey
• 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies
• 8 flour tortillas (8 inch), warmed
• 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese


1. Stir soup and sour cream together in small bowl; set aside. Heat butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and chili powder; cook until onion is tender. Add chicken, chilies and 2 tablespoons soup mixture.

2. Spread 1/2 cup soup mixture in a shallow 11-by-8-inch baking dish. Spoon about 1/4 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla. Roll up tortillas and place seam-side down in baking dish. Spoon remaining soup mixture over filled tortillas. Top with cheese.

3. Bake at 350º F for 25 minutes, or until enchiladas are hot and bubbly.

This recipe originally ran in the September 2007 edition of Heart of the Home.

More southwestern recipes:

Southwest Beef Cornbread Bake Recipe
Cheddar Potato Bake Recipe