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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

8:09 AM, Jan 10, 2013   |    comments
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Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas

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:
1. 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.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a casserole dish with cooking spray.

3. 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.

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

Notes:
Sara's recipe was the first prize winner in our Search for the Ultimate Weeknight Meal Contest!

To try more of Sara's fantastic recipes visit her blog: Budget Savvy Diva!

 

 

 

Check out the second and third place winning recipes, too: Easy Skillet Lasagna and Easy Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas!

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