Skillet Enchiladaswith chicken / kale / black beans
Skip the steps involved in classic enchiladas by combining all of the ingredients in a single skillet. To make the dish even more weeknight friendly, everything comes together on the stovetop with a quick finish under the broiler to get a crisp, cheesy topping.
- Onions, red - 1/4, diced
- Tortillas, flour and taco-sized - 6, chopped into bite-sized pieces
- Kale, large leaves - 2, stems discarded and leaves chopped
- Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless - 1 lb, chopped
- Beans, black (14 oz / 397 g) - 1 can, drained and rinsed
- Cilantro, fresh - 3 Tbsp, chopped
- Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
- Enchilada sauce, mild red (10 oz / 295 mL can) - 2 cans
- Cheese, monterey jack (sub cheddar) - 6 oz, shredded
- Sour cream, for serving - 1/4 cup
- Turn on the oven’s broiler.
- Heat large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add first part of oil. To hot oil, add chicken and saute until chicken is golden brown and cooked through, ~4 minutes. Set aside and return skillet to heat.
- Add second part of oil to skillet. To hot oil, add onions and kale. Saute until both onions and kale are very tender. Add enchilada sauce, chopped tortillas, beans, chicken and half the cheese to the skillet. Gently stir to combine. Top with remaining half the cheese.
- Place skillet under the broiler and cook until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling, ~3 minutes (watch it closely to prevent burning).
- Divide enchiladas between serving bowls and top with sour cream and cilantro. Enjoy!
This meal has 129 reviews
Cooked without tortilla for lower carb, can add crunchy tortilla chips to bottom of a bowl if you really need it them scoop the enchilada mix on top. Great with some avocado on the side!
nice and easy. Used spinach instead of kale.
Tasty enough, and pretty easy, but kind of bland. Next time I'd add some spices and use medium enchilada sauce. Added some sriracha to the second bowl and it was LOTS better.
Great and easy. Now I just need to find an enchilada sauce my husband likes better and this recipe is a keeper.
I never knew what was in enchilada sauce before! Cooked the sauce down more and skipped the cauliflower rice.
Made as directed except subbed spinach for kale.