By using 1 large chicken breast, mixed with shredded cheese and the enchilada sauce, you can make about 6 enchiladas that could easily to serve 2 enchiladas for 3 people, or 3 enchiladas for 2 people.
This is a simple dish that takes no time to make and cost near nothing. However, the best part is that you are more likely to have these ingredients at home. If you don’t have fresh corn, use canned; no Ready Rice? Then use regular rice. The point is to be creative in the kitchen with what we have to stay in our homes.
Approx. Prep and Cook Time: Under 30 Minutes
Approximate Cost: $11.88 or $3.96 per serving
Difficulty Level: Easy
Allergens, Other: Gluten Free
1 large rotisserie chicken breast (1 chicken @ $5.00 divided in 6 parts = (.83)
1 bag of Ready to Use Red Beans Rice ($2.75)
6 corn tortillas (.60)
2 corn ears ($1.00)
1 avocado ($1.25)
1 can 28 oz. of Enchilada Sauce, green or red* ($2.90)
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese ($2.55)
Done, plate your economical rotisserie meal and enjoy!
*Beware: Old El Paso brand sauce is gluten free, others, like “Essential Everyday”, are not. Always read the ingredients.
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