Mom’s Green Chile Enchiladas

Mom’s Chicken Enchiladas

Mom made these for us Christmas day, 2021. They are so good. Here’s how she makes them. Very easy.
Course Main Course
Servings 6


  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 14 oz diced roasted green chiles (adjust according to taste and hotness of chiles)
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese (Mom uses sharp)
  • 18 corn tortillas


  • Instead of green chiles, use a cup or two of green chile sauce or red chile sauce


  • Saute the onions in the oil.
  • Mix the sauteed onions with the soup, sour cream, chiles (or chile sauce), and chicken to make filling.
  • Spoon some filling and cheese into a tortilla.
  • Roll and put into greased shallow baking dish.
  • Repeat with remaining tortillas. (Gauge to use up most of the filling and cheese but save some to spoon on top.)
  • Top with the remainder of the filling and cheese.
  • Optional: Pour some green chile sauce over the top.
  • Bake 20 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees — till hot and bubbly.
  • Serve with pinto beans and/or black beans. You can used canned or make the beans yourself the way Mom makes them.

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