easy chicken black bean enchiladas

Easy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

Add some bold flavor to your routine. These Easy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas make getting a hearty meal on the table a dream. Complete with zesty Old El Paso™ Mild Red Enchilada Sauce, mild chiles and topped with melty cheese, these chicken and black bean enchiladas can be ready to serve in only 50 minutes. What's not to love?
  • 20 Minutes Prep
    50 Minutes Total
  • 10 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 2 cans (10 oz each) Old El Paso™ Mild Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
  • 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Chicken Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 2 cups Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend (8 oz)
  • 1 package (8.2 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Soft Tacos & Fajitas (6 inch)
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Old El Paso™ Crema Mexicana, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish or pan with cooking spray. Spread 1/2 cup of the enchilada sauce evenly in bottom of baking dish. In medium bowl, stir together chicken, 3/4 cup of the sauce, the taco seasoning mix, chiles, beans and 1 cup of the cheese.
  2. Place tortillas on work surface. Spread 1/3 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla. Wrap tortillas tightly around filling, placing seam side down in baking dish. Top enchiladas with remaining enchilada sauce and cheese.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Sprinkle green onions and cilantro on top. Top with sour cream.

Expert Tips

  • Want a little more heat? Try Old El Paso™ Medium Red Enchilada Sauce.
  • Fresh toppings like chopped tomatoes or avocados make great additions to chicken and bean enchiladas.
  • Try Shredded 3 Pepper Cheese blend to replace Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend for even more of a spicy kick to the enchiladas.
  • These Easy Microwave Chicken Enchiladas are a quick way to serve up big flavor in record time.


10 enchiladas

1 Enchilada Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 100); Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 55mg;Sodium 910mg; Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 3g); Protein 17g

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 20%; Iron 10%;

Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 1 1/2 Lean Meat, 1/2 High-Fat Meat, 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 1.5

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