This rolled-tortilla casserole comes together deliciously with easy-to-find ingredients from the supermarket.
- Portion size 8 servings
Tomato Sauce: In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, chili powder, coriander, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer until spoon scraped across bottom of pan leaves gap that fills in slowly, about 20 minutes.
Chicken Filling: Trim fat from chicken; cut crosswise into 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken, in batches. Transfer to bowl.
Drain fat from pan. Add yellow and jalapeno peppers, salt and pepper; cook over medium heat, stirring, until tender-crisp, 3 minutes. Add to chicken; let cool. Stir in 1 cup (250 mL) of the Monterey Jack cheese and 2 tbsp (25 mL) of the coriander.
Spread 1 cup (250 mL) of the tomato sauce in 13- x 9- inch (3 L) glass baking dish. Spoon heaping 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the filling down centre of each tortilla; roll up tightly and place, seam side down, in baking dish. (Make-ahead: Let enchiladas and remaining tomato sauce cool separately for 30 minutes; chill in refrigerator. Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. Or wrap in heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks; thaw in refrigerator for 24 hours. Add 10 minutes to covered baking time.)
Spoon remaining tomato sauce over enchiladas. Cover with foil; bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; bake, uncovered, until tip of knife inserted in centre of enchilada for 5 seconds comes out hot, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining coriander.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Sodium 891 mg
- Protein 36 g
- Calories 515.0
- Total fat 22 g
- Cholesterol 119 mg
- Saturated fat 8 g
- Total carbohydrate 43 g
- Iron 37.0
- Folate 45.0
- Calcium 27.0
- Vitamin A 24.0
- Vitamin C 65.0