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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas the whole family will love. This is a healthy low carb version. 
Author Amy Tinnin

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs. chicken breast about 5
  • Taco Seasoning homemade or store bought See my Homemade Taco Seasoning below.
  • 2 - 10 oz. cans of enchilada sauce
  • 1 - 4 oz. can dice green chiles
  • 1 cup of Mexican cheese.
  • 1-2 cups Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 6 Whole wheat Tortilla carb balance I used burrito size, but use whatever you prefer. Using
  • NOTE: By using Whole wheat Tortilla carb balance makes this dish low carb. 

Instructions

  • Place chicken breast in slow cooker.
  • Season top of chicken with taco seasoning.
  • Add diced green chiles and 1 can of enchilada sauce.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours or until chicken of fully cooked.
  • Remove cooked chicken and shred. Add shredded chicken back into slow cooker.
  • Add 1 cup of Greek Yogurt and mix well.
  • Preheat over to 350
  • Spray casserole dish with non-stick spray. Spread approximately 1/2 can of the enchilada sauce on bottom of casserole dish.
  • Layout 6 Low Balance Whole Wheat Tortilla and divide the chicken mixture evenly between them.
  • Sprinkle with a little bit of cheese and roll enchiladas and place in casserole dish.
  • Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the tops of enchiladas and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove and serve.
  • Top with remaining greek yogurt in place of sour cream if preferred.
  • Garnish: chopped cilantro leaves, Greek yogurt (in place of sour cream), sour cream, chopped tomatoes add or jalapenos.

Notes

Homemade Taco Seasoning - Store in Spice Jar
  • 2 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 onion powder
  • 1/4 crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt