Prizewinning Plates: Creamy Chicken Rollup

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By The Paula Deen Test Kitchen

Chicken, cheese and enchilada sauce is a winning combination in our second Prizewinning Plate!

Velva sent in this recipe for her Creamy Chicken Rollups and we immediately fell in love. Super simple to make, and great for dinner or reheating the next day for lunch, what’s not to love.

Dig in, y’all!

Creamy Chicken Rollups

Ingredients:
4 cups cooked, shredded chicken
1 medium onion, diced
1 Tbsp butter or margarine
12 oz. cream cheese
2 cups salsa
1 Tbsp cumin
10 flour tortillas
1 can enchilada sauce
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 green onions, sliced (optional)
1 small tomato, chopped (optional)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt butter or margarine over medium heat and saute onion until translucent and slightly browned. Add chicken, cream cheese, salsa and cumin. Stir until combined and cream cheese is melted. Remove from heat. Pour 1/3 of enchilada sauce in bottom of 9x13 baking dish. Fill each tortilla with 1/2 cup chicken mixture and roll like a cigar. Place seam side down on enchilada sauce. Cover with remaining enchilada sauce and top with shredded cheese. Bake uncovered or 30-40 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted and golden brown. Garnish with sliced green onions and tomato.

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Reader Comments:

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The recipe does not specify flour or corn tortillas? I will use corn as usual and I am sure they will be great!

By JK on November 18, 2012

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Oh my goodness Paula, They looked so Delicous I had to make them and I gave some to my best friend and they taste better than they look if that is even possible I can only say Yummy lol. Thank's for shareing such a great Dish

By Donna on November 10, 2012

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Very good..Love it

By rosa m bryant on November 09, 2012

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Hello my sweet friend

By Swanzy on November 09, 2012

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Sounds good

By Deb Yandle on November 09, 2012

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Hola paula deen soy tu mayor admiradora adoro tus recetas y tus programas y me identifico mucho contigo tengo dos hijos varones y adoro la comida y me encanta reir como tu me encantaria que pudieran poner las recetas traducidas en espanol muchas gracias y muchos saludos espero conocerte en vivo un dia saludos

By nayeli rodriguez on November 09, 2012

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Paula has the best recipes. I love trying them cause she is one good southern cook.

By Teresa Pounders on November 09, 2012

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What's your favorite enchilada sauce?

By Shannon on November 09, 2012

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