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Enchiladas Suizas


"This dish has a nice bite to it with lots of cheese. It is equally delicious with cooked pork or beef."
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1 h 5 m servings 741 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 741 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 52.2 g
  • 80%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.5g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 137 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 1217 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Prepare salsa verde: Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Saute the onion until soft. Stir in the flour. Add the broth, then add the chiles, garlic, salt, and cumin. Simmer about 15 minutes to blend flavors, then set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.)
  2. In a heavy skillet, lightly fry tortillas in shallow oil, being careful not to make them too crisp to roll. Combine the cheeses and keep 1/2 cup aside for topping. Dip each tortilla in salsa verde (both sides.) Place 2 heaping tablespoons chicken and about 2 tablespoons cheese down the center of each; roll and place seam side down in a shallow dish.
  3. After all the rolled tortillas are in the dish, spoon additional salsa verde over them and then cover evenly with heavy cream. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese mixture, and with the green onions.
  4. Bake uncovered in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Serve immediately, garnished with the olives, cherry tomatoes, and with additional salsa on the side.


  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
  • Cook's Note:
  • Black olives can be used in place of the green olives, if desired.

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  1. 578 Ratings

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Here's how I made this recipe not so time consuming and it still tasted wonderful. Instead of frying the corn tortillas, just put them in the microwave until they are warm and soft. They roll u...

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This had a nice, subtle flavor. I used 1/2 c jalapenos and 1/2 c green bell just because that's what I had. The man wanted more spice to it, so next time I'll make it with the whole cup of chi...

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Here's how I made this recipe not so time consuming and it still tasted wonderful. Instead of frying the corn tortillas, just put them in the microwave until they are warm and soft. They roll u...

My husband, who lived in Mexico for a couple of years and constantly craves good, authentic Mexican food, begs me to make this for him every week. Although the excellent rating speaks for itself...

Unfortunately for others-based off their complaints/recommendations - I made this better for us!! This turned out awesome!! First, I used a can of green chiles but also chopped up a green bell p...

OH. MY. GOSH. If I could give this recipe 100 stars, I would. This is one of the most delicious things I have ever tasted! I live in California so have had my fair share of great, authentic...

AWESOME! These are some of the best enchiladas I've made so far. I took into consideration some of the reviewers comments about this being a "time consuming" dish. I bought a pre cooked rotis...

The first time I made this I followed the recipe closely. I substituted flour tortillas for the corn, and I used non-stick spray to fry the tortillas, since they seemed to absorb the hot oil. I...

I can’t remember the last time I put so little effort into a dish and was so rewarded. This was just delicious. I did make a number of changes to simplify this but preparing the recipe as is o...

My husband and I have used this recipe so many times and it has become a definate family favorite!! We substitute fat free sour cream to cut on calories and just mix it with a little with of wat...

Wonderful! I made a few changes because I didn't have the right ingredients. I used flour tortillas, canned green chili peppers and a white onion. I slashed calories by microwaving the tortil...