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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

Friday, January 11, 2013

This recipe comes courtesy of Sara from Budget Savvy Diva who says, "This is the perfect dish if you want a meal that is extremely yummy, but you do not want to be stuck in the kitchen. You and your family will love it!"

Serves: 8
Preparation Time: 5 min
Cooking Time: 4 hr 15 min

What You'll Need:

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast
  • 1 (19-ounce) can red enchilada sauce
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • Zest of 1/2 a lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 (15-ounce) can refried beans or black beans, warmed
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  •   What To Do:
  • In a slow cooker, combine chicken, enchilada sauce, bouillon cubes, lime zest, and cumin; cook on low about 4 hours. Shred chicken and mix into the sauce.
     
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a casserole dish with cooking spray.
     
  • Place beans in the middle of a tortilla, then add the chicken mixture. Fold and place into casserole dish. Repeat process until you've filled the desired number of tortillas.

  • Pour the remaining sauce and chicken mixture over the enchiladas.Top with cheese and bake for about 15 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.
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