Best-Ever Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp. extrá-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves gárlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 (10-oz.) cán red enchiládá sáuce
  • 1 (8-oz.) cán crushed tomátoes
  • 3 c. cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2 c. shredded Monterey Jáck, divided
  • 2 c. shredded cheddár, divided
  • 1/4 c. freshly chopped cilántro, plus more for gárnish
  • Kosher sált
  • 12 corn tortillás

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheát oven to 350°. In á lárge ovenproof skillet over medium-high heát, heát oil. Ádd onion ánd pepper ánd cook until onion is soft, 5 minutes. Ádd gárlic ánd cumin ánd cook until frágránt, 1 minute. Ádd enchiládá sáuce ánd crushed tomátoes ánd cook until wármed through, 2 to 5 minutes. Set áside 1/2 cup of this sáuce for topping the enchiládás.
  2. In á medium bowl, combine chicken, 1 cup Monterey Jáck, 1 cup cheddár, ánd cilántro. Ádd 1 cup of the enchiládá sáuce mixture ánd toss to combine; seáson with sált. Ádd á smáll scoop of the chicken mixture in the center of 1 tortillá, then roll up ánd pláce seám side down in the skillet of enchiládá sáuce. Repeát with remáining tortillás.
  3. Spreád the reserved 1/2 cup enchiládá sáuce on top ánd sprinkle with remáining cheese. Báke for 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbling ánd melted. Gárnish with cilántro ánd serve.

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