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Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas

These Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas are low in myWW points each and are delicious! Such a great comfort food.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword enchiladas, main course, Mexican, Weight Watchers
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 237 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup frozen corn thawed
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese
  • 4.5 ounces chopped green chiles
  • 8 tortillas I used a low-carb/high fiber tortilla to keep the points low!

Optional Toppings

  • 1 medium tomato chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 4 medium green onions sliced (1/4 cup)
  • Salsa if desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In medium bowl, stir together the broth, flour, cumin, garlic and black pepper with a wire whisk until blended well.
  4. Add this mixture to a saucepan turned to medium. Stir constantly, cook and stir 5 to 6 minutes until mixture boils and begins to thicken slightly.  Stir in sour cream until well blended.
  5. In another medium bowl, mix chicken, corn, 1/2 cup of the cheese, the chiles, cilantro and 1/2 cup of the sauce from the saucepan.
  6. Depending on how soft the tortillas are...you may want to microwave them for a 10 to 15 seconds to soften them.
  7. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla.
  8. Roll up tortillas; and place seam sides down, in the baking dish.
  9. Top enchiladas with remaining sauce.
  10. Cover the baking dish with foil.
  11. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until sauce is bubbly.
  12. Remove baking dish from the oven.
  13. Uncover and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  14. Just before serving, top with tomato and green onions if desired. Serve with salsa.

Recipe Notes

This recipe is 2 myWW Points per enchilada for the Blue and Purple plans and 4 myWW Points for the Green plan. Be sure to adjust points if you use tortillas that are more than 1 point each!

Adapted from Betty Crocker Skinny Enchiladas

Nutrition Facts
Weight Watchers Chicken Enchiladas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 611mg27%
Potassium 349mg10%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 347IU7%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 132mg13%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.