Date

Jul 27 2022
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Time

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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We Thrive Together

Cooking with Heidi

Join Heidi and learn to cook something new each week. The recipe for this week can be found below. Please RSVP through our website at www.WeThriveTogether.org, by email at alyssa@WeThriveTogether.org, or by phone at Toll Free: 1-866-584-5640.

Chicken enchiladas

1 1/2 cups cooked shredded chicken

2 cups canned enchilada sauce, divided

8 corn or flour tortillas

2 1/2 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese, divided

salt and pepper

optional toppings: diced onions, chopped cilantro, sour cream, shredded lettuce, cotija cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, 1/4 cup enchilada sauce and a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Mix together and taste. Season with more salt and pepper as needed.
  2. If using corn tortillas:Wrap the tortillas in a damp paper towel and heat them in the microwave for 1 minute, flipping the them halfway through until all of them are warm and pliable.

If using flour tortillas: Microwave the tortillas on a plate for 1 minute, flipping them halfway through until all of them are warm and pliable.

  1. Assemble the enchiladas by filling each tortilla evenly with the shredded chicken mixture and 1 cup of shredded cheese. Roll the tortillas tightly to close and place in large baking dish seam side down.
  2. Pour the remaining 1 3/4 cup enchilada sauce over the tortillas, top with the remaining 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese, and bake for 20 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

Serve immediately and garnish with desired toppings.