Southeast Dairy Association - Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas with Yogurt Sauce

Easy Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas with Yogurt Sauce

These easy, mouth-watering enchiladas are stuffed with cheese, chicken and salsa and topped with yogurt, cilantro and cumin.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8


Yogurt Sauce

  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

Chicken Enchiladas

  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar chunky salsa, divided
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese, divided
  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas


  1. To prepare sauce, combine yogurt, cilantro and cumin. Cover and chill.
  2. Heat cream cheese in large skillet over medium heat until soft. Stir in chicken and 1/2 cup salsa; mix well.
  3. Add 1/2 cup shredded cheese; stir until melted. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture onto each tortilla; roll up.
  4. Place seam side down in 13-x9-inch baking dish. Top with remaining salsa and cheese.
  5. Bake at 350˚ for about 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve with yogurt sauce.


Source of recipe: 3-A-Day of Dairy

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