Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchiladas Recipe | Yummly

Creamy Spinach and Cheese Green Chile Enchiladas

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion (diced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 10 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 4.5 ounces Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder (ground)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (or plain Greek yogurt)
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 cans enchilada sauce (10 oz each Old El Paso Mild Green Chile)
  • 8 Old El Paso Flour Tortillas (Burrito size)
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (divided)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (divided)
  • green onions
  • fresh cilantro
  • avocado
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium20% DV470mg
    Fat37% DV24g
    Protein31% DV16g
    Carbs2% DV5g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories290Calories from Fat220
    Total Fat24g37%
    Saturated Fat13g65%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat220
    Total Carbohydrate5g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A90%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Addie F. 11 days ago
    These were very good! I did add shredded chicken which I mixed with some salsa verde to boost the flavor. I used Greek yogurt in lieu of sour cream, but I will bump up the amount next time to make them a little creamier. I layered the filling: Chicken, Monterey, Spinach. Wonderful!
    Linda 3 months ago
    This was very good!I added shredded chicken for my own taste.I will definitely make again
    Annmarie 3 months ago
    It was easy and a crowd pleaser I’ve made several times since
    Betz 4 months ago
    I really liked these. I used more garlic, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper instead of chili powder because I didn’t have any, used a bit more green chilies. It’s not spicy, but you could make it hotter. Will make again.
    Steve Clinton 7 months ago
    This was extremely good. I did add mushrooms. The avocado on top was delicious
    Noel P. 10 months ago
    it was delicious and easy to make. will make again for sure.
    Robin J. a year ago
    It was delicious , had wonderful flavor used medium green chilies and added chicken!
    Teresa Carroll a year ago
    Great, added chicken and half block cream cheese.
    Derrick Graff 2 years ago
    Excellent recipe, family loved it!
    Catherine 2 years ago
    It was OK. A quick spray of cooking spray in the pan would have kept all my enchiladas from sticking to the bottom of the pan (the 1/2 can of green enchilada sauce didn’t cut it). Very frustrating!
    Jen 2 years ago
    Yummy Would make again I used tomatoes with green chilis
    Kelsey 2 years ago
    It was so good. Really good flavor and not too spicy.
    McKowen 2 years ago
    Good flavor. i'm not a spicy food eater but this was okay. i did use plain enchilada sauce & not one with green chili in it. my "burrito" size flour shells were way too big so i cut them in half. i'll make again. My husbamd suggested shredded chicken in them next time. Heaven forbid we eat something without meat in it!😁
    vonSeggern 2 years ago
    Delicious recipe! Was only able to fill 6 tortillas but stuffed 2 extra tortillas with organic jalapeño refried beans which was super yummy. I used hot green peppers instead of mild (I like it hot) Also topped with homemade guac.
    Campagna 2 years ago
    Loved this dish super easy and quick to make i DID however purchase a rotisserie chicken and slices it up to add a definite make again!
    Mariejose 2 years ago
    Fantastic! I added onions for a crisp bite in lieu of mushrooms (which my daughter doesn’t eat).
    Loupe 2 years ago
    Omgoodness! These enchiladas are INCREDIBLE! I used green enchilada sauce because it's mild. I added rotisserie chicken because my body builder bf needed more protein (eye roll lol) Anyway, I splurged on some higher end cheese and followed everything else to a T. I can't wait to make these again. WOW
    Hunter Whitten 3 years ago
    Very delicious! Went by the recipe exactly for the first time and served it with some refried black beans! Yum! I will definitely be making this one again and possibly adding beans or chicken to it as well
    Akasha Howerton 3 years ago
    Very tasty! Needed to cook more like 45 - 50 minutes but I also used all of two 15oz cans of sauce. Just one would have been super dry. Will try with less sauce and corn tortillas next time. Also used more spices as I like things very well seasoned.
    Spenser Slough 3 years ago
    Added chicken. Beans or rice would be good add ons too
    alexandria le 3 years ago
    Delicious and easy to make. Made a pretty good portion and froze the left overs. I may try adding retried beans next time; probably my new favorite go to recipe if I am ever craving enchiladas !!
    Meridith A. 3 years ago
    Yum! I add chicken too.
    West 3 years ago
    OMG! I have two picky men in my household and both of them hate sour cream. So I made this when they were at work so it would be ready when they got home. They both loved it and said they would love to have this again in the near future. A+++++
    Jacqueline G. 4 years ago
    I thought this would be a good way to add more vegetables to our diet. The flavor was fine. The texture, not so much. I'll just stick to my usual chicken enchiladas.
    Cortney Halfaday 4 years ago
    My roommate and I make these all the time! She came home the other day begging for these and we love them! Don't let the ingredient list scare you, they're super easy, DELICIOUS and reheat well if needed! MUST TRY!
    Janet Gyuro Gregg 4 years ago
    This recipe was outstanding. Instead of green chiles, I used fresh diced jalapeños. I also had some habanero/lime flour tortillas from Trader Joes which added some extra flavor. the best cheese enchiladas I ever have made!
    Adriene G. 5 years ago
    This was VERY tasty and flavorful and quick and easy to boot. My entire family enjoyed this dish. I used a 15 oz can of Hatch green enchilada sauce which was plenty. The only other alteration was the addition of shredded rotisserie chicken in a few of them to appease the carnivores in my family but I thoroughly enjoyed them sans meat. Thanks for the great recipe!