Sunday, March 15, 2009

Chicken Black Bean Enchiladas

You will love this recipe if you are wanting to make a quick Tex-Mex meal. It takes 35 minutes to bake, but it so easy to prepare. Gloria @ The Food and Flavors of San Antonio might just be proud of me for this one. My husband loved all the cheesiness. Hope everyone has a wonderful week ahead. Don't forget to enter my latest giveaway.

Chicken Black Bean Enchiladas

1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup shredded cooked chicken
1 can (15 oz) black beans
3/4 cup salsa
1/2 cup cooked corn
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 cups Mexican blend cheese
1 can (10 oz) mild enchilada sauce
8 flour tortillas

Directions:
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray 13x9 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Combine red bell pepper, chicken, beans, salsa, corn, cilantro and 2 cups cheese in a large bowl.
Spread 1 tablespoon of enchilada sauce on each tortilla.
Top each tortilla with about 3/4 cup of the bean and chicken mixture.
Roll up tortillas and place seam side down in the baking dish.
Pour remaining enchilada sauce over the top of the enchiladas.
Top with remaining cheese.
Cover with foil and bake for 35 minutes, removing the foil during the last 5-10 minutes of baking.

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30 comments:

Heather said...

yum :) i love enchiladas! the chicken and black bean combo sounds delicious :)

Maria said...

We always make half chicken and half bean since I don't eat meat and the hubby does. They are so good! We really need an enchilada night!

Reeni♥ said...

These rock, Megan! Such wonderful flavors! Yummmmmm!

Elyse said...

Yum, what a great and easy dinner! Comfort food and fast. These enchiladas look delicious; you're making me so hungry!

VeggieGirl said...

Mmm, Mexican!!

Mom on the Run said...

Great recipe! I will have to remember this for a Saturday afternoon when I am looking for a quick lunch idea. Mexican is always a hit at my house.

Sharon said...

Oh wow, love it!!!

Gloria Chadwick said...

This is my kind of Tex-Mex meal -- quick, easy, and very delicious! You're so sweet to mention me. :)

Priscilla said...

I adore enchiladas and these look amazing! So yummy!

Wandering Coyote said...

I love love love enchiladas!

eatingbender said...

You know, out of all the Mexican food I've tried, I don't think I've ever had enchiladas! Clearly I am missing out!! These look great.

Tanya said...

I'm a big fan of anything with black beans and I love enchiladas. Yum!

Zesty Cook said...

YUM! These look excellent. I would love to be there at the table eating those :)

gail said...

These looks absolutely FANTASTIC!

Leslie said...

mmm.I love me some Mexican!!!

Balance, Joy and Delicias! said...

mmmmmmmm....... looking good!

Not Another Omnivore said...

looks fantastic!

NAOmni

Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) said...

Yum, I need to make this! I love enchiladas!

Melanie said...

These look awesome. Do you think I could substitute green enchilada sauce for the red with ok results?

Teri @ Make a Whisk said...

Looks great! I might have to try these this week.

stephchows said...

Sounds like a satisfying delicious meal to me!

giz said...

I like the ease of preparation and the look of the final outcome. It's like a party in your mouth.

The Blonde Duck said...

I was actually going to make this tonight! It looks so good!

Lori said...

You are right! I will love this recipe! Oh wow, it already has my mouth watering. I could so go for some Mexican food.

Bunny said...

This combination sounds great Megan!

Nick said...

Enchiladas are near the top of the list of my favorite things of all time, up there with plaid shorts and Garfield the Cat.

Anne Marie said...

yumm! they look delicious! i can't wait to give it a try!

Talita said...

Yumm, I never tried enchiladas, but that one looks delish! I'd love to have it for tomorrow.

ttfn300 said...

i don't know why we never had enchiladas growing up! probably b/c of me :) but these look amazing!

Liz said...

Yummy...will have to try it!!