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Green Salsa Enchilada

Friday, 15 December 2017 23:04:51 -0800


  • tomatillos 1 lb.
  • garlic 2 cloves
  • jalapeno 1 pepper
  • chicken stock 1/2 cup
  • lime juice 1/2 tsp
  • onion, chopped 1/4 cup
  • oregano, Mexican 1 tsp
  •  or cilantro, fresh ~1/4 cup
  1. Roast ingredients under broiler for several minutes until charred. Remove from oven, deglaze pan with chicken stock, and let cool.
  2. Peel pepper.
  3. Puree tomatillo with pepper, lime juice, onion and cilantro/oregono.
  • sour cream 1/4-1/2 cup
  • garlic, chopped 2 cloves
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • salt 1/4 tsp
  1. Saute garlic in skillet or saucepan
  2. Add salsa, heat for ~1min.
  3. Off heat stir in sour cream.
  4. Divide into two parts for making filling and topping.
  • chicken, cooked/shredded 2 cups
  • mozarella, fresh, chopped 1-2 oz (4 small balls)
  • "cheddar", shredded <=1 oz.
  1. Add chicken, mozarella, half of cheddar to salsa (filling portion).
  • tortillas 6-8, 5-6 in.
  1. Prepare greased baking dish (square/rectangular)
  2. Spread a small amount of topping salsa bottom of dish.
  3. Soften tortillas, then fill with salsa mixture. Form and place in baking dish seam side down.
  4. Spread remaining topping salsa over enchiladas in dish, sprinkle grated cheese over top
  5. Cover dish with aluminum foil, bake for 15 min at 350°F, then remove foil and bake for ~10 min uncovered.
Add cooked and seasoned black-eyed peas to filling mixture, or put BEPs around enchiladas in pan. Substitute shrimp, crab, fish, turkey, etc. for chicken.
categories: southwest, fowl, legumes

About Thinair Recipes

Recipes developed specifically for low-sodium diets—so easy to use! Here's a quick guide. Ingredients are in boxes:

  • garlic, chopped 3 cloves

Recipes can have several ingredient boxes showing stuff needed for numbered step-by-step instrucions:

  1. Saute garlic in oil until soft.
  2. Add chicken stock to pan...

Not too complicated!

BTW when "salt" is an ingredient, it refers to KCl or "salt substitute", not NaCl in any form! Ask your doctor if that's OK, KCl may not be healthy for some people.