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Ingredients

Makes 6

  • 1/2 cauliflower head
  • 8 eggs for cauliflower mix
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • 4-6 cups shredded cheese
  • 6 slices salami
  • 6 tbsp pizza Sauce

 

Method

  1. Boil diced cauliflower in salted water until tender.
  2. Blend, then transfer to mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in 2 eggs, pepper and 2 cups of shredded cheese
  4. Share the cauliflower mixture out between 6 ramekins, forming little cups
  5. Add 1 cup of shredded cheese
  6. Bake for 25 min at 375°F
  7. Add a slice of salami, a tbsp of pizza sauce, and one raw egg to each ramekin
  8. Top with cheese and return to oven for 7 min at 375°F
  9. Serve, and enjoy!

Top rated Chicken enchiladas recipes

By shellybz, Fun recipes with a healthy twist

A healthier alternative to the typical enchilada

  • 2 1/2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (Healthy alternative: Low-fat sour cream)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 packages Fiesta sides Spanish rice
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of green chile enchilada sauce
  • Tapatio
  • Mexican blend cheese (Healthy alternative: Low-fat cheese)
4.6/5 (31 Votes)

By amylk103, Amy's Awesome Nest

In a large stockpot, add chicken stock and heat over medium heat

  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 3 skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers minced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 large onion
  • diced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans
  • rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 (6 oz) can tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • shredded
  • 1 cup pepperjack cheese
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • Tortilla chips
4.8/5 (20 Votes)

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By Lingonberrylane, Lydia Ln

Preheat oven to 375 F Boil the two chicken breasts in chicken broth with a jalapeno cut in half and garlic

  • corn tortillas
  • two chicken breasts
  • 1 jalapeno
  • garlic
  • black beans
  • zucchini
  • rotel (canned tomatoes with green chiles)
  • grated cheese
  • chicken broth
  • homemade or store bought enchilada sauce (i just used store bought)
4/5 (21 Votes)

By Rageasaurus

Cook chicken in one inch water seasoned with garlic, salt and pepper for 1 hour at 350 degrees

  • 1 Can cream of chicken
  • 1 can (7oz) whole Ortega chiles
  • 1 block Monterrey cheese
  • 4 boneless chicken breast
  • 12 flour tortillas
4.1/5 (12 Votes)

Happiness comes wrapped in a warm tortilla.

By sophia

shredded chicken served in a soft fried corn tortilla with monteray cheese rolled together and topped with a chile ...

  • start off by getting a large pot of water on the stove at about medium/high once it starts to simmer add 4/5 medium to large chicken breast or thighs will do as well. set them into the almost boiling water and season the water with 2 teaspoons of seasonall
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic salt and pepper to taste. let cook for about 45 min. or until chichen is fully cooked threw. while this is cooking start a small frying pan on med/high and put about a half cup of oil in what ever kind you prefer and begin frying your corn tortillas about 10 seconds per side your gonna fry around 20-25 tortillas once done with this step grate 1 and 1/2lbs of cheese set aside now grab a large can of la victoria green sauce you can find this in your local grocery store in the hispanic isle. put sauce in med. sauce pan to warm. chicken should be done drain and let cool. once cooled shred into bite size pieces and start to assemble the enchiladas. to assemble you dip the tortilla in the sauce carefully cause the items will be hot once dipped set in a baking tray open and set a 2oz of chicken evenly on the tortilla longways so its easy to roll like a tube on top of the chicken sprinkle 1oz of cheese and roll continue this until tray is filled up once the tray is full pour left over sauce on top of the entire tray and repeat this step with the cheese. preheat your oven to 350 degrees set baking tray in oven until cheese is melted take out and enjoy.
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

By dannielleberry

My twist on chicken enchiladas

  • 4 boneless
  • skinless chicken breasts that have been either poached or cooked ahead of time in the crock pot
  • 1 -24 count package of CORN tortillas (you need 16 tortillas for this recipe)
  • 1 small can of green chili
  • 1 12 oz can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 12 oz can of green enchilada sauce
  • 4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend OR Mild/Medium Cheddar Cheese Shredded
3.9/5 (20 Votes)

By Alleycat

Casserole

  • 2 cans White Chunk Chicken
  • 1 can Milnot
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken
  • 1 cup Picante Sause
  • Doritos plain or nacho
4.2/5 (5 Votes)

By joesgilr15

sauté chopped meat onions and chilies in skillet until onions are cooked

  • About 4 cups chopped meat from turkey or chicken ( I use leftover from roasted ones )
  • 1- small can diced green chilies
  • 1- med. onion chopped
  • 1 package 10 count or more flour tortillas burrito size
  • 1- 28oz. can green sauce
  • 1 can chopped olives (optional)
  • 16 oz. sour cream (get 2 if you like it on the top when you serve)
  • 16 oz. package shredded cheese (or more if you like it really cheesy)
4/5 (17 Votes)

By MomaAnna

melt butter saute onions remove from heat add all of the rest of ingred stir well set a side

  • 4 large chicken breast boiled and chopped
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1/2 cup black and 1/2 cup green olives
  • 3 cans of cream of chicken soup
  • 24 oz of sour cream
  • 1/2 a stick of butter
  • 2 teasps salt
  • 2 teasps pepper
  • 1 teasps garlic powder
  • 3 Tabsps chili powder or to taste
  • cheddar cheese
  • 30 corn tortillas
  • oil for frying tortillas
3.7/5 (15 Votes)

By Karey @ Nutty About Health, Nutty About Health

After putzing around in the kitchen some, I attempted to make a recipe I came across in a magazine for chicken ench...

  • approx. 3 oz. chicken breast
  • cooked & shredded (I cooked mine in a crock pot)
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1-1/2 c mexican blend cheese
  • 2/3 c plain nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1- 10 oz. can mild enchilada sauce
  • 9 small whole wheat tortillas (La Tortilla Factory makes some good ones)
  • One medium can diced tomatoes
2.5/5 (70 Votes)

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