Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellsShortcutMeals #CollectiveBias easy chicken fajita quesadillas These chicken fajita enchiladas and Mexican chicken soup recipes are so easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner. To make these, I got creative in order to save time and used products we get at our Walmart neighborhood store every week. By using Pace® mild salsa, Campbell’s® Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup, and a few other ingredients I already had at home I was able to create a delicious dinner in less than 30 minutes!

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As kids get back to school and our lives go back into a hectic schedule I wanted to find ways to make our favorite after school dinner recipes in an easier way so that I was able to spend more time with my family and less time in the kitchen. In order to do that I decided to take a few shortcuts when it came to two of my favorite recipes: chicken enchiladas and Mexican chicken noodle soup. easy chicken fajita enchiladas For the chicken fajita enchiladas I used Pace® mild salsa combined with Swanson® Premium Chicken to create a delicious and thick enchilada sauce in minutes! And I gave the traditional chicken noodle soup a Mexican twist by adding Pace® mild salsa to a can of Campbell’s® Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup, I also added some lime juice and cilantro and the result was delicious! Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas Ingredients

  • 3 cans of Swanson® Premium Chicken
  • 1 packet of fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 2 medium bell peppers, stemmed, seeded and sliced into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 6 to 8 flour tortillas
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Crema

For the Enchilada Sauce

  • 1 ½ cup Pace® mild salsa
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and cook until golden and soft, about 2 minutes.
  • Add peppers and cook until softened and golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken, fajita seasoning and chicken broth and cook until sauce is reduced; about 2 minutes.
  • While the fajitas are cooking combine the salsa and chicken broth in a blender and blend until smooth.

easy chicken fajita enchiladas

  • Spread ¼ cup enchilada sauce in the bottom of an 11×8 inch baking dish.
  • Stir ¾ cup salsa, sour cream, chili powder, chicken and cheese in a large bowl.
  • Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken fajita mixture down the center of each tortilla.

easy chicken fajita enchiladas

  • Roll the tortillas and place them in the baking dish seam-side down.
  • Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the filled tortillas.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the enchiladas are hot and bubbling.
  • Top with the crema and fresh cilantro.

easy chicken fajita enchiladas Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients

  • 1 can Campbell’s® Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup
  • ½ cup water
  • 1/2 cup Pace® mild salsa
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Fresh cilantro

Mexican noodle soup Instructions

  • Add Campbell’s® Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup to a small saucepan over medium heat, add salsa and water.
  • Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  • Add lime juice and cilantro.
  • You can also add some chipotle pepper for some additional heat.

easy chicken enchiladas and Mexican noodle soup These two recipes are quick and easy and perfect for back to school dinners. I really like the genuine southwest flavor that Pace® salsa provides and that little extra kick of heat too. I also love that because Pace® is made with handpicked vegetables it’s a great way to sneak in more veggies into any dish, be it enchiladas, soup or anything else.

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Using Swanson® Premium Chicken, which is cooked and ready to use is a great shortcut that saves so much time! And I love that it’s low fat and heart healthy! Campbells products at Walmart We always Campbell’s® Condensed Chicken Noodle Soup at home, it’s a traditional favorite. I used to love it as a kid and now I love sharing it with my own kids. It’s also a great base: just add other ingredients and give it your own twist like we did! Visit the Campbell’s Shortcut Meals website and get the coupon to start saving on 8 different Campbell Soup Company products! easy chicken fajita enchiladas

19 thoughts on “Easy Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

  1. The fajita chicken enchiladas look super simple and I can’t wait to try them. My family loves my homemade enchiladas but they take so long to prep, roll and bake so being able to go from table to tummy in less than 45 minutes is a win in my book. Oh and we always add a sprinkle of cotija cheese on top. Cotija pairs so well with crema and adds a touch of authenticity.

  2. Hard to beat dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes! And this looks delicious. Love that it uses ingredients we already have available too!

  3. Now this would be a much easier recipe that making everything from scratch like I usually do for chicken enchiladas! What a time saver this will be during the school year when I feel like we are running at top speed all the time.

  4. Thanks for these recipes. We can set up a day when all we will have are Mexican dishes. My family will probably ask me to schedule another day like that. We love enchiladas, burritos, tacos, and all that spicy goodness!

  5. Enchiladas are one of my absolute favorite foods! I love them every way they come. I am going to have to try these out!

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