Easy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

Want to switch up enchilada night? Jump-start this Easy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas recipe with deliciously simple ingredients. Tender cooked chicken, melty cheese, green chiles and tangy sour cream meet soft tortillas and a can of creamy chicken enchilada soup to create an easy, cheesy enchilada dish the whole family will love. Bake to perfection and dig in!
Prep 10 Minutes
Total Time 50 Minutes
Servings 4

Ingredient List

  • 1 can (18.5 oz) Progresso™ chicken cheese enchilada soup
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 can (4 oz) Old El Paso™ Chopped Green Chiles
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ Flour Tortillas for Burritos (8 Count)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix soup, sour cream, chiles and cumin. In ungreased 2-quart shallow baking dish, spread 1/2 cup soup mixture.
  2. In another bowl, mix 1 cup soup mixture, the chicken and 3/4 cup of the cheese.
  3. Place about 1/3 cup chicken mixture in each tortilla. Roll up and place seam side down in baking dish. Pour remaining soup mixture on top. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese. Cover baking dish with foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Bake 30 minutes; remove foil and bake 5 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

  • Garnish Easy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas with sliced green onions or fresh cilantro leaves.
  • Round out your meal by serving with a lightly-dressed green salad.
  • Like it a little spicier? Swap in shredded pepper Jack cheese or serve with your favorite hot sauce.


  • 2 Enchiladas Calories 700 (Calories from Fat 340);  Total Fat 37g (Saturated Fat 17g ,Trans Fat 2 1/2g);  Cholesterol 130mg;  Sodium 1720mg;  Potassium 250mg;  Total Carbohydrate 49g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 3g);  Protein 42g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 20%;  Vitamin C 8%;  Calcium 50%;  Iron 20%
  • Exchanges: 3 1/2 Starch;  4 1/2 Lean Meat;  4 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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