BACON-RANCH CHICKEN ENCHILADAS

Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 20 mins | Total: 40 mins | Servings: 6

If you have leftover rotisserie chicken, this is the best time to make something delicious out of it! This recipe has always been a part of our family. It’s my take of Mexican enchiladas. It may be a little different but I know one thing, it is amazing! Try it and you’ll know what I am talking about. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

cooking spray

2 tablespoons olive oil

¼ cup chopped yellow onion

½ leftover rotisserie chicken, chopped

¼ cup crumbled cooked bacon

2 tablespoons roasted garlic

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

½ teaspoon garlic powder

1 bunch green onions, chopped

2 tablespoons ranch dressing

2 tablespoons sour cream

15 (6 inches) corn tortillas, or more to taste

2 cups shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend

1 cup mild enchilada sauce

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 230 degrees C or 450 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray in a 9×12-inch brownie pan. Set aside.

Step 3: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn heat to medium.

Step 4: Add olive oil and allow it to become hot.

Step 5: Add onion and sauté’ for 5 minutes or until translucent.

Step 6: Add roasted garlic, bacon, and chicken. Stir until well mixed.

Step 7: Season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste. Sprinkle green onions.

Step 8: In a small mixing bowl, add sour cream and ranch dressing. Stir until well mixed.

Step 9: Remove the skillet from the stove and add in a little of the ranch mixture and stir to coat the chicken.

Step 10: Place 2 tablespoons of chicken mixture into each tortilla. Sprinkle Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese on top of the chicken and roll it up.

Step 11: Place the filled tortillas on the prepared pan. Arrange them seam-side down.

Step 12: Pour in the enchilada sauce over the filled tortillas just enough to cover them.

Step 13: Sprinkle the rest of the cheese all over the pan.

Step 14: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the top becomes bubbly.

Step 15: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool for at least 5 minutes.

Step 16: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 465 calories; protein 20.9g 42% DV; carbohydrates 38.8g 13% DV; fat 26g 40% DV; cholesterol 58.8mg 20% DV; sodium 821.6mg 33% DV.