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Karen's New Mexican Chicken Enchiladas Verde

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Makes: 5 large servings of three enchiladas Total Time: 2 hr 30 min
Category: Dinner Entrees Sub Category: Chicken & Turkey Entrees

what you need
  • 1 (3-4 lb.) whole chicken, thawed and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained
  • 1 small can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 cans (4 oz. each) green chilies (chopped or sliced), drained
  • 2 cans (15 oz. each) green chili enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups KRAFT Grated Monterrey Jack Cheese
  • 15 regular sized flour tortillas
  • 13x9 baking dish (metal or glass)
make it
1. Boil whole chicken until meat is no longer pink.
2. Remove skin and debone meat, shred meat and set aside.
3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
4. Open all of the cans (except for one of the green enchilada sauce cans), cheese, tortillas, near microwave.
5. Place dessert sized plate in microwave.
6. Place one tortilla on plate in microwave.
7. Microwave tortilla for 8 seconds ONLY.
9. Remove tortilla, place in a 13x9 baking pan (metal or glass).
10. Put 1 Tbsp. enchilada sauce lengthwise on middle of tortilla
11. Follow with 1 Tbsp. black beans, 1 Tbsp. cheese, and 1/4 cup chicken. Roll up enchilada.
12. Repeat process until all tortillas are filled and rolled in pan.
13. Top with enchilada sauce until tortillas are thinly but evenly covered. (If you need the 2nd can, open it)
14. Top sauce with remaining cheese, black olive slices and green chilies.
14. Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes.
ENJOY (and expect A LOT of compliments)

You can also use corn or wheat tortillas if you prefer.
You can alter the amounts of ingredients to taste, but I found this works best.

Offer additional toppings such as shredded lettuce, salsa, and sour cream to complete this great dish! Let me know how you like it!
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