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Baked Chicken Chimichangas With Green Sauce

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“This sauce can stand up against any Mexican restaurant and is easy to prepare as well. The fresh jalapeno and canned chilies in the sauce give it a good balance of flavor. Save time by purchasing a rotisseri chicken from your grocery store!”
READY IN:
40mins
YIELD:
8 chimichangas
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour the cream of chicken soup into a blender along with the green chiles, olives, jalapeno, and lime juice.
  3. Puree until smooth, then pour into a saucepan, and warm over medium-low heat while proceeding with the recipe.
  4. In a large bowl, stir together the cream cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, and taco seasoning until well blended.
  5. Fold in the chicken.
  6. Evenly divide mixture among the 8 tortillas. Fold each tortilla into a rectanglular packet around the filling.
  7. Spray the chimichangas with non-stick cooking spray and bake seal side down until the tortillas are lightly browned, about 20 minutes--but watch them as each oven is different.
  8. To serve, place a chimichanga on a plate, and ladle the warm sauce overtop.
  9. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and green onions.
  10. Finish with a dollop of sour cream.

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