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Sole Survivor Enchiladas

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Thursday night and whats for dinner? No need to ask friends and family that question. When the girls started into high school, dating, friends, and work I could only think of one way to get them to stay home one night a week and be a family. Survivor and enchiladas. It was OUR family night.

As the girls got older and had jobs that took them away, Chris and I still kept Thursday’s the same. Survivor is still on and so is the enchilada’s. So here is the infamous Harpole Enchilada Recipe

Sole Survivor Enchiladas

1/2 cup miracle whip or miracle whip light
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground red pepper
2 cups cooked leftover chicken
6 flour tortillas (6 inch)
1 jar 12 ounces salsa (I prefer pace)
1 cup Kraft Monterrey Jack Cheese (4 ounces)
1 tablespoon Chopped cilantro (optional)

*Heat oven 350 degrees
*Mix dressing, cumin and red pepper; stir in chicken
*Spoon 1/3 cup of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla; roll up. Place seam side down in 12 X 8 inch baking dish
*Pour salsa over filled tortillas; sprinkle with cheese.
*Bake 30 minutes; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over hot cooked rice with chopped red peppers, if desired.

Makes 4 servings

These enchiladas can be low cal if you use light miracle whip or you can replace the dressing with light sour cream.

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About heylaydee

An average cook, an enthusiasm for experimenting and trying new things, is the reason for this blog. That and I found myself in the “empty nest” syndrome and needed an outlet. So I picked up the camera that was collecting dust, got out the pile of recipes, contacted friends and family for their favorites and starting cooking again. What could be better than a glass of wine, a hot stove, and creativity? Come along for the ride. I will be blogging about food, family, and anything else that inspires me.

3 responses »

  1. I have tried other enchilada recipes before that were good. But this one is not only easy, it is so delicious. My family raves about them and was a HUGE hit.

    Reply
  2. rick-o-liscous

    Wow I found your enchilada recipe, so yeah that long ranting comment I left now is meaningless.

    Reply
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