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  • 8 - 6-inch flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cups - chopped onion
  • 4 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoons - ground coriander or cumin
  • 1 teaspoons - fajita seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoons - pepper
  • 2 tablespoons - margarine or butter
  • 3 tablespoons - all-purpose flour
  • 8 ounces - sour cream
  • 2 cups - chicken broth
  • 4 ounces - diced green chili peppers, drained
  • 1 cups - shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups - cooked chopped chicken or turkey
  • - sliced pitted ripe olives, optional
  • - chopped tomatoes, optional
  • - sliced green onions, optional
  • Directions:

    Wrap tortillas in foil. Heat in a 350 oven for 10-15 minutes or until softened.

    For sauce, in a saucepan, cook onion, garlic, coriander, and pepper in margarine or butter until onion is tender. Stir flour into sour cream; add to onion mixture. Stir in broth slowly and whisk while adding to incorporate and allow to thicken; add chili peppers all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.

    For filling, stir 1/2 cup of the sauce into chicken. Place about 1/4 cup filling atop each tortilla; roll up. Arrange rolls, seam side down, in a lightly greased 12x7.5x2-inch baking dish. Top with remaining sauce. Bake, covered, in a 350 oven about 35 minutes or until heated through.

    Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until cheese melts. Sprinkle with olives, tomatoes, and green onions. Let stand 10 minutes.

    Main Ingredient:

    tortillas, chicken

    Category:  Poultry

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 25 min
    Cook Time: 35 min


    Substitute chopped jalapeno peppers for the green chilies sometimes for a different taste; only use about half as much jalapeno as you would green chilies unless you like it really spicy.
    I like to season my cooked chicken really well, too, with some Emeril's Essence seasoning or fajita seasoning or a mix of chili powder, cumin, & salt and pepper.


    Adapted from Better Homes & Garden

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    Posted On:

    March 2, 2012

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