Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

These Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas are seriously the best, most creamy chicken enchiladas ever. The cheesy white enchilada sauce is to die for! If you’re wondering how to make enchiladas, come try this easy chicken enchilada recipe!

What Is An Enchilada?

An enchilada is a rolled tortilla with a filling (usually meat) then topped with a sauce and baked. These Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas are filled with creamy cream cheese chicken, tomatoes, green chiles, and then topped with a creamy, cheesy white enchilada sauce.


▢2-3 chicken breasts

▢1 tablespoon taco seasoning

▢8 ounces cream cheese

▢1 can black beans – or pinto beans

▢1 4-ounce can diced green chiles

▢½ cup water

▢½ teaspoon salt

▢8 flour tortillas

▢2 cups green salsa – (salsa verde)

▢1 cup greek yogurt – or sour cream

▢1 cup mexican style blend shredded cheese



  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add celery, onions, garlic, and carrots and saute for 2-3 minutes until onions are translucent.
  3. Add chicken, chicken broth, salt, pepper, and thyme, bring to a boil, then gently stir in gnocchi. Boil for 3-4 minutes longer before reducing heat to a simmer and cooking for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in half and half and spinach and cook another 1-2 minutes until spinach is tender.
  5. Taste, add salt and pepper if needed, and serve.

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