September 30, 2013   By Kelly Bejelly

Grain free Enchiladas After I created my grain-free wrap recipe, all I could think about was making enchiladas.

I spent a large portion of my years in Tucson and when my sisters and I went out to eat, I would always get enchiladas. First, this is a simple recipe and I highly recommend using left-over chicken or beef.   I spend enough time planning out meals and making so much from scratch that anytime I can skip some steps, I will take it. Grain free Enchiladas The paleo wraps take the longest amount of time to make but oh mama, I was in grain free enchiladas heaven when I was eating this dish.  I’m going to admit that I’ve made this two times this week.  Yes, two,  and I am contemplating a  third as a I write this.

Easy Chicken Enchiladas | Paleo, Gluten-free

Grain free Enchildas

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 220 kcal
Author: Kelly Bejelly @ A Girl Worth Saving
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Ingredients

Filling

  • 1/2 lb chicken breast diced - you can also use leftover chicken
  • 1/2 one small onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 12 oz enchilada sauce

Instructions

  1. In a skillet combine the chicken, onion, garlic, salt and pepper and coconut oil and cook until the chicken is browned and done.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In an 8" x 8" baking dish, pour enough sauce to cover the bottom, roughly 1 cup.
  4. Take your grain-free wraps and scoop 1 - 2 tablespoons of chicken and then add a pinch of cheese,
  5. Roll the wrap around the filling and place with the seam side down in the baking dish.
  6. When the wraps are all in the pan, cover the wraps with the remaining enchiladas sauce.
  7. Sprinkle on more cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Grain free Enchildas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 1270mg 53%
Potassium 251mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 19g 38%
Vitamin A 15.5%
Vitamin C 4.7%
Calcium 15%
Iron 4.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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14 Comments

  • September 30, 2013 at 4:08 pm

    HOLY YUMMMM!!!! Those look AMAZING! (And I love that baking dish!)

    • September 30, 2013 at 4:30 pm

      Thank you Sara 🙂 I got the dish from Marshalls!

  • October 1, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    Kelly-
    I’m always looking for ways to make my favorite foods paleo (or at least semi). Is the El Pato Red Chile Sauce readily available locally?
    Thanks,
    BruceKGT

    • October 1, 2013 at 3:12 pm

      I got it from Fred Meyer so you should be able to find something similar. It was in the Mexican food section and it had no weird ingredients in it!

  • anne
    October 4, 2013 at 8:10 am

    That looks delicious!! I love anything Mexican!

  • October 6, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    That looks fantastic!

  • Michelle
    June 8, 2014 at 9:16 am

    Yum looks great how many Paleo wraps does one recipe make? Thank you!

  • Margie
    October 18, 2015 at 6:25 am

    I’ve been thinking about making enchiladas for a while. Thanks for sharing. I will make this tonight.