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 Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
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


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


Source of recipe: 3-A-Day of Dairy
3.7/5 (3 Reviews)