Chicken Enchiladas with a twist

Chicken Enchiladas with a twist

436 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 35 minutes

I used what I had in my pantry and came up with this delicious recipe.


2 Chicken breast halves; shredded
1 can Cream of mushroom soup; cream of chicken or celery can be used
1 cup Mild Pace salsa; mild
3 cups Cheese; shredded
1/2 cup Enchilada sauce; mild
8 Flour tortillas
1 teaspoon Salt

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Cover chicken with water, add salt and boil until cooked. Shred once cooled. Save broth.

Prepare cream of mushroom using broth (follow directions on can, DO NOT use all broth). Add salsa and chicken and stir. Remove from heat and add 1 cup of cheese. Taste for salt, but you probably won't need any.

Fill the tortillas with about 2 spoons of the chicken mixture and roll. Place in pan. Top with enchilada sauce and remaining cheese. Bake at 350 until cheese is melted.


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My husband is obsessed with these. I love them too, especially bc they are so easy!!
stephsimp254 1m ago

My two boys ask for this on a regular basis. Has become a regular dish in our home. Super easy to make!
Jessicaschroyer12 7m ago

Always a hit.
Kingar4 11m ago

We love love love this recipe! The kids even request it!!
Jessicaschroyer12 1y ago

My fiancée makes me make these all the time. They are so easy and so good.
stephsimp254 1y ago

I've made this multiple times and everyone (even the kids) love it!!
Jessicaschroyer12 1y ago

Super good! Since most of the reviews said it was too soupy, I used 3/4 cup of milk instead of the chicken water. Made it with black bean and corn salsa, added onion and peppers.
jodell89 1y ago

Pretty good.
dharmon10 1y ago

Love love love! Flavorful and great to reheat. This a big request. I've probably made it about 10 times and have not changed a thing.
bekahJOY 1y ago

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